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Test Code VANCTR Vancomycin, Trough

Time of Collection

Trough: 30 minutes before 4th dose. If renal failure is suspected draw before second dose.

Peak: 1 hour after end of 1 hour intravenous infusion.

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

Heparinized plasma

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.1 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 2 hours, Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 1 year

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay

Days and Times Performed

Test performed daily

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Reference Ranges

10 to 20 mg/L
 

Critical Results

>25 mg/L

Units of Measure

mg/L

CPT Code

80202

EMR Interface Order Code

10280