Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name GENTAMICIN PEAK
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Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Green/yellow (lithium heparin) collection tube, Plain Red, Na-heparin, K2-EDTA.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL.
Collection Instructions Collect 2 hours after beginning infusion.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology CMIA
Reference Range 5.0 to 10.0 mcg/mL
CPT Code(s) 80170
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than r hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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