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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Norpace (Disopyramide, Rythmodan)

Test Name

Norpace (Disopyramide, Rythmodan)

Red Tube with thin top Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Red Top

Minimum Volume = 3 ml Serum

Tubes must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in red top tube. Do not use SST. Please contact our Biochemist Dr Beriault on ext 2226 for approval prior to ordering this test. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions Centrifuge sample immediately, aliquot and send frozen

Rejection Criteria Serum Separator Tube, Plasma, Gross hemolysis, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Stability: Sample is stable for 5 days at room temperature, 14 days refrigerated and 35 days frozen

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

7 Days

Test Utilization

Routine

Reference Value

2.0-5.0 mg/L

Test Code

MISCS

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)

Testing Location

Referred Out – VA, USA (ROQUEST42)

Other Information