Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

FLECAINIDE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2294         Geisinger Epic ID: 27338

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
4 mL aliquot of serum (preferred) or plasma; minimum 1.5 mL
Special notes:
Do not use serum separator (gel barrier) tubes. Optimum time to collect specimen is one (1) hour before next dose.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 5 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen collected in serum separator tube. Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
0.20-1.00 mcg/mL
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
Toxic: 1.00 mcg/mL or greater.
CPT code(s):
80181
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Flecainide.
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
Tambocor
FLECN, Quest test code 5309

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday, Thursday p.m.    
Performed stat? No
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