Optimize drug therapy and monitor patient adherence.
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandom Mass Spectrometry
Plain Red, Lavender (K2 EDTA), Lavender (K3 EDTA), or Pink (K2 EDTA).
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.21 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 8 months
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
Use of peak serum level is recommended for patient monitoring. Blood drug level drops rapidly, leading to many negative results at the trough. Peak serum concentration occurs 3 to 4 hours post dose.
80375 (Alt code: G0480)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3000713||Propafenone Quantitation, Serum/Plasma||6905-4|
National Medical Services (NMS)