Vancomycin

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: VANCO ACHM1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Green top (lithium heparin) tube

Collection Volume: 0.4 mL

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Enhanced Turbidimetric Inhibition Immunoassay

Special Instructions: For therapeutic monitoring, draw peak levels 30 minutes after the completion of a 60 minute IV infusion and trough levels immediately prior to the next dose. Please indicate whether the specimen is a peak, tough, or random level. Place specimen on ice and deliver to lab immediately.

OC Power Word: LVANCO

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Therapeutic: Peak = 20-40 ug/mL; Trough = 5-10 ug/mL

CPT Code: 80202

Synonyms: Vancocin

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