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Toxicology - Flecainide TDM

Test Code:

TX0008

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Red top tube

(To be obtained from DPLM Reception, after office hour call extension 1383)

Specimen Requirement

Whole blood: 3 mL

Spin down & aliquot immediately

Specimen Storage / Transport

​Send serum only at room temperature. To indicate on form "specimen submitted as serum".

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

Routine: 18 days
Urgent request: 2 days (refer to additional information for details)​

Reference Value(s)

​Therapeutic range for serum / plasma flecainide in children: 0.2 - 0.50 µg/ml; in some cases, up to 0.8 µg/ml may be required.
Adult: 0.2 - 1 µg/ml

Testing Laboratory Location

HSA

Laboratory

Analytical Toxicology Laboratory​

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

​Tuesday

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Downtime Form

Additional Information

Please indicate "Flecainide TDM for therapeutic drug monitoring" and STAT for urgent request on hardcopy HSA-Form.
For urgent processing or after office hour, contact Toxicology Laboratory, Dr Yao Yi Ju at 9435 6274.

Please inform KKH DPLM at 6394 1354 once confirmed to send specimen after office hour for transport arrangement.

All investigations must be accompanied with seals that are signed over and placed on both the specimen and the request form.
Please refer to labelling requirements.

Change History Notes

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