Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name VANCOMYCIN LEVEL
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Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred: Green/yellow (Lithium Heparin); Acceptable: Serum (plain red top), K2 or K3 EDTA (Plasma)
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions May be collected at any time requested by the physician.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology Homogeneous enzyme immunoassay
Reference Range No established Range (Trough 10.0 - 20.0 mcg/mL).
CPT Code(s) 80202
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Updated/Reviewed 09/26/2017


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