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Test Code GENTT GENTAMICIN TROUGH

EPIC Code

LAB26

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Performing Laboratory

Jefferson Medical Center

Berkeley Medical Center

Specimen Requirements

Collect: One 6 mL red top tube

Pediatric: One red top microtainer

Stability: Unstable, centrifuge within two hours of collection

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerated: 48 hours

Frozen: 1 month

Alternate Specimen: Dark green top tube

Collection Remarks:  On label, specify dosage history, whether peak or trough and time drawn.

Reject Due To: Samples drawn in a tube with a separator gel will be rejected. The separator gel may cause falsely lower results.

Reference Values

Therapeutic: 0.5-2.0 ug/mL

 

Toxic level: ≥ 2.0 ug/mL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Sunday-Saturday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

80170