Flecainide
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Ordering:
Sample just before next dose or at least 6 hrs post dose. If dose

changed reassay after 3-4 days.

Collection:
Do not collect in tubes containing separator gel.
Container(s):
EDTA (5 mL purple-top) - Preferred

Sodium Heparin tube, no gel (6 mL green-top - available from CSR) -

Acceptable

Serum, no gel (10 mL red-top) - Acceptable

GENERAL INFORMATION

Availability:
Test performed weekly (generally Wednesdays, latest arrival 11am).

Results available after 4pm.

Reference Intervals:
Therapeutic range: 0.2 - 1.0 mg/L (flecainide acetate)

Laboratory:
Clinical Pharmacology (8382-9184)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:
Centrifuge sample and transport plasma at 4°C
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
SPRO: Centrifuge at 4°C, aliquot (x1). Place in SPRO freezer.

Data Entry Code:
FLC

SydPath Division:
Clinical Pharmacology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:34:44
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