Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
AMIODARONE - (P)
Test Code: AMIO
Clinical Information:
Test performed at:  Sample sent to In Common Lab for testing by HPLC

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Collection Devices:
Do not use separator gel.
Specimen Required:
Plasma: 3.0 mL

Serum collected without gel is also acceptable.
Referral:

3 mL of plasma.
Stable for 72 hours refrigerated.
Requisition:
Reference Values:
Amiodarone
  Therapeutic:       1.0-2.0 mg/L
  Toxic:                   >2.0 mg/L
N-desethylamiodarone
  Therapeutic:       1.0-2.0 mg/L
  
(mg/L = μg/mL)
Availability:
Within 2 Weeks
See Also:
More Information:
Collection tubes containing barrier gel cannot be used. Analysis includes desethylamiodarone.