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: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 15 months
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
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)