Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name TOBRAMYCIN TROUGH
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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 2 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions Collect 30 minutes before the next dose.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Tubes containing separating Gel (PST or SST).
Methodology Homogeneous enzyme immunoassay
Reference Range <2.0 mcg/mL
CPT Code(s) 80200
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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