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Epic Test Name AMIKACIN LEVEL
Components
Synonyms Amikacin Level, Random
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred (Non-hemolysed Li Heparin Plasma). Acceptable (Non-hemolyzed serum, K2- & K-3 EDTA plasma,Na Heparin).
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions Draw at any time per physician's order.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Grossly hemolyzed, Inadequate volume, Leaking specimen, Inappropriately labeled specimen, Heat-inactivated serum, Pooled sera.
Methodology KIMS
Reference Range No established range
CPT Code(s) 80150
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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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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