Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Cause for rejection:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Enhanced Turbidimetric Inhibition Immunoassay
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:
Therapeutic: Peak = 20-40 ug/mL; Trough = 7-15 ug/mL