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Amikacin

Specimen Type:

 

 

Blood


TOXICOLOGY


Specimen requirements:

3 mL Red Stopper; Plain

Reference ranges:

CATEGORY

LOW  

HIGH  

UNITS  

QUALITATIVE  

Trough

5

10

mcg/mL

N/A

Peak

20

25

mcg/mL

N/A

Unit of measure:

mcg/mL

Ideal sample:

3.0 mL

Absolute minimum amount:

1 mL

Method of collection:

N/A

Transportation:

N/A

Label instructions:

Label specimen with time drawn and whether it is a trough,peak or random level.

The following substances can adversely affect the results:

Heparin, Kanamycin

Request test on form:

MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )

Order/entry screen(s):

Toxicology Blood/Drug Levels

Stat frequency:

N/A

Stat turn around time:

N/A

Routine frequency:

N/A

Must be in by:

1600 or will be held until 1000 next day

Routine turn around time:

4 Hours

For Hillcrest deliver to:

SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and

 

Processing, room 2-117

For Thornton deliver to:

Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,

 

room 1-013

Scheduling requirements :

N/A

Method:

Enzyme Immunoassay

Special Instructions:

Draw trough level just before next dose. Draw peak level 30 minutes after 1-hour infusion.

 

Results are available on a Chart Copy

 

Results are Quantitative

SOFT abbreviation:

N/A

Secondary code:

N/A

Lab Processing Instructions:

N/A