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  Gentamicin Specimen Type:
   

Blood


TOXICOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 3 mL Red Stopper; Plain
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY (male) LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Trough 1.0 2.0 mcg/mL N/A
Peak 5.0 10.0 mcg/mL N/A
CATEGORY (Non-Gender) LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Trough 0.5 2.0 mcg/mL N/A
Peak 6.0 10.0 mcg/mL N/A
Critical values:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A >20 mcg/mL N/A
  USE Centaur Normals
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.
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Toxicology Urine
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: 1300
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 30 level just before next dose. Draw peak level 30 minutes after 1-hour infusion.
  CURRENTLY RUN using the  CENTAUR XP methodology
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: N/A
CyberLAB code: N/A
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A