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Epic Test Name TOBRAMYCIN LEVEL
Components
Synonyms Tobramycin, random
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container 3 mL Green/Yellow (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED, K2 or K3- EDTA, Sodium Citrate.
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 Tubes containing separating Gel (PST or SST)
Methodology Homogeneous enzyme immunoassay
Reference Range No established range ( Trough < 2.0 mcg/mL) ( Peak 5.0 - 10.0 mcg/mL)
CPT Code(s) 80200
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hours
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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