Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Cause for rejection:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Turbidimetric Inhibition Immunoassay
For therapeutic monitoring, draw peak levels approximately 12 hours post-oral ingestion and trough levels immediately prior to next dose. Consistently use same time interval for peak and trough levels and dose administration for proper serial monitoring. Please indicate whether the specimen is a peak, trough, or random level.
OC Power Word:
Therapeutic range: 4-12 ug/mL