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Vancomycin

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
VANCO 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
Methodology:
Enhanced Turbidimetric Inhibition Immunoassay
Special Instructions:
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.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Therapeutic: Peak = 20-40 ug/mL; Trough = 7-15 ug/mL
CPT Code:
80202
Synonyms:
Vancocin