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Test Code GENTPK Gentamicin, Peak

Additional Codes

EMR Interface Order Code: 03050

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

EDTA or heparinized plasma

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Special Handling Instructions

Draw 1 hr after IM dose

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 7 days

Methodology

Kinetic interaction of microparticles in a solution
(KIMS)

Reference Ranges

Therapeutic: 5 -10 mg/L

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Test performed daily

CPT Code

80170

Units of Measure

mg/L

Time of collection

IV Peak: 0.5 to 1 hour after the end of a 30 minute infusion

 

IM Peak: 0.5 to 1 hour after IM dose