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Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Amiodarone

Synonyms

Desethylamiodarone, Amiodarone

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

4.0 mL blood

Volume and Container

4.0 mL plain red top blood tube ONLY

Storage and Transport

Serum stored frozen until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than serum, gold top SST blood tube, gross hemolysis,  lipemia, icteric

Turn Around Time

5-15 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

80299

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,838,605

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Monitoring amiodarone therapy

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Friday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Request Form

 

Methodology

HTLC-MS/MS

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

Draw blood no sooner than 12 hours (trough value) after last dose

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type Amiodarone in Test Name REF

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir