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Test Code Propranolo Propranolol Level

Clinical System Name

Propranolol Level

Synonyms

Inderal

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Dark Green/Sodium Heparin 

Preferred Vol: 5 mL

Minimum Vol: 1 mL

 

Note:  Do not use gold tops or other gel separator tubes.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Freeze in the CPA freezer send-outs rack. 

 

Off-site collection: Spin blood. Transfer serum or plasma to plastic aliquot container. Send frozen.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma or serum Room temp 3 d
  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen > 14 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Daily 5 - 16 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories

Department

Department:

Medtox Laboratories

402 West County Road D
St Paul, MN 55112
 

Phone Number: (800) 832-3244

 

 

Reference Range

 

 

Range 10 - 150 ng/mL
Reporting Limit 6 ng/mL
Critical Value 1000 ng/mL

 

Methodology

Method: HPLC - FL

Analytical Volume: 0.3 mL plasma

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82491

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Propranolol

Reference Test Number: 109
Instructions: Send out Mon - Thurs overnight via FedEx using a Medtox requisition. Medtox accepts Saturday deliveries.