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Epic Test Name CYCLOSPORINE A
Components
Synonyms Gengraf, Neoral, CSA level.
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Lavender (EDTA) collection tube
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL
Collection Instructions Draw trough level prior to scheduled dose.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Tubes containing separating gel (PST).
Methodology Chemiluminescent
Reference Range No firm therapeutic range exists.
CPT Code(s) 80158
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around Time1-2 days
Performed Sunday - Saturday, All Shifts
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes Preferred therapeutic range vary by the type of transplant, time post transplant and a number of other factors.
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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