Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Therapeutic drug monitoring: optomizing dosage, assessing toxicity, and monitoring compliance.
0.2 - 1.0 mcg/mL
3 - 6 days
- Flecainide, Plasma
Must be spun and aliquotted within 2 hours of collection.
Collect specimen in a red top tube; do not use SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate within 2 hours of collection.
Flecainide is a Class I cardiac antiarrhythmic agent with electrophysiologic properties similar to lidocaine, quinidine, procainamide, and tocainide. Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.