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Test Code GENTTR Gentamicin, Trough

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

EDTA or heparinized plasma

Special Handling Instructions

Draw immediately before next dose

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 7 days

Methodology

Kinetic interaction of microparticles in a solution (KIMS)

Days and Times Performed

Test performed daily

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Reference Ranges

0-2.0 mg/L

Units of Measure

mg/L

CPT Code

80170

EMR Interface Order Code

03055

CRITICAL RESULTS

Trough >2 mg/L