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Test Code DANTRL Dantrolene, Serum/Plasma

Reporting Name

Dantrolene

Performing Laboratory

NMS Labs

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Serum

Collection Container/Tube: Red-top tube

Submission Container/Tube: (T192) Amber plastic transport tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). (Serum gel tube is not acceptable.) Spin down and send 1 mL of serum frozen in an amber (T192) plastic transport tube to protect from light.

 

Note: Label specimen appropriately (serum).

 

 

 

Plasma

Collection Container/Tube: Lavender-top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: (T192) Amber plastic transport tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). (Plasma gel tube is not acceptable.) Spin down and send 1 mL of EDTA plasma frozen in an amber (T192) plastic transport tube to protect from light.

 

Note: Label specimen appropriately (plasma). 


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Frozen 7 days LIGHT PROTECTED

Reference Values

Reporting limit determined each analysis

 

Synonym(s):  Dantrium

 

Usual therapeutic range:  0.2 - 3.5 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

CPT Code Information

80369

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FDANT Dantrolene 9746-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1449 Dantrolene 9746-9
Z1859 Reporting Limit 19147-8

Reject Due To

Specimens other than Serum, plasma
Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icteric NA
Other Not light protected; room temperature, refrigerated temperature, Polymer gel separation tubes (SST or PST)

Method Name

Spectrofluorometry (SF)

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by NMS Labs. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.