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Procainamide (Pronestyl)

Mnemonic:    [Proc/NAPA]
Name:    Procainamide (Pronestyl)
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red top tube or plasma from a Green top tube. Do NOT use gel barrier tubes.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0090151
Reference Range:    Procainamide 4 - 10 uG/mL
 NAPA range not defined.
  Method:    Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay (FPIA)
Note:    Includes NAPA. For suspected toxicity, collect specimen anytime. For routine monitoring, specimen should be collected prior to the next dose. Peak levels are achieved after approx. 1 hour after ingestion.
Processing Info:    Avoid gel tubes.