|Methodology||High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)|
|Description||Useful for monitoring propafenone therapy.|
Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s) after patient has been receiving propafenone for at least 3 days and just before administration of next dose. (SERUM GEL TUBE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE). Spin down and send 3.0 mL (minimum: 1.1 mL) of serum refrigerated.
|Reference Values||Therapeutic concentration: 0.5 - 2.0 µg/mL|
|Analytic Time||1 Day|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Saturday|