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Gentamicin

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
GENT ACHM1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
1.5 mL
Cause for Rejection:
Hemolysis
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT 1 hr
Methodology:
Enhanced Turbidimetric Inhibition Immunoassay
Special Instructions:
For therapeutic monitoring, draw peak levels 60 minutes after completion of parenteral (intramuscular or intravenous) administration and trough levels immediately prior to next dose. Please indicate whether the specimen is a peak, trough, or random level. Place specimen on ice and deliver to lab immediately.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
Additional Info:
Therapeutic: Peak: 4-10 ug/mL; Trough: <2.0 ug/mL
CPT Code:
80170
Synonyms:
Garamycin