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Blood Test Information

minimum sample volume required ~ 4ml

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Test Code: AMI

Tube type: EDTA

Special instructions
Gel tubes are not acceptable.

Sent away to Toxicology Laboratory, Llandough Hospital

Reference range
0.50 - 2.00


Turnaround Time
14 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Not routinely indicated in patients on amiodarone therapy - these should have regular LFT and TFT however. May be useful in checking compliance.Measurement of DEA/amiodarone ratio may be useful in checking intermittent compliance due to different halflives of metabolite and parent. Consult with reference lab.


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