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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for Amiodarone

Recent changes for Amiodarone

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
13th February 2019
Collection & Request Instructions

Pre-dose serum is required.

Trough level - collect at least 6-8 hours after last dose.

Trough level - collect at least 6-8 hours after last dose.

 

Processing Instructions

Desethylamiodarone is the major metabolite of Amiodarone

Spin, aliquot and freeze plasma.

External Laboratory

St Vincents Hospital

Royal Brisbane & Womens Hospital

Amiodarone

Ordering information:

This test is unavailable in Victoria. Please consult chemical pathologist if test required.

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
AMI
Specimen types:
Plasma
Container types:
EDTAEDTA
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Trough level - collect at least 6-8 hours after last dose.

 

Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
6 weeks
Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Spin, aliquot and freeze plasma.

External Laboratory:
Royal Brisbane & Womens Hospital
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