Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: THEO ACHM1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Green top (lithium heparin) tube

Collection Volume: 0.4 mL

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Enhanced Turbidimetric Inhibition Immunoassay

Special Instructions: For therapeutic monitoring, draw peak levels 1 hour post-IV infusion, 2 hours post-oral ingestion of rapid release theophylline, or 4 hours post-oral ingestion of sustained release theophylline, and trough levels immediately prior to next dose. Please indicate whether the specimen is a peak, trough, or random level.

OC Power Word: LTHEO

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Therapeutic range: 10-20 ug/mL

CPT Code: 80198

Synonyms: Aminophylline; Theospan; Somophylline; Theo-Dur

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