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Tobramycin

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
TOBRA ACHM1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
1.5 mL
Cause for Rejection:
-
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
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.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Reference Range -Therapeutic:
  • Peak = 4.0-8.0 ug/mL
  • Trough = < 2.0 ug/mL
  • CPT Code:
    80200
    Synonyms:
    Nebcin