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Tobramycin, Trough

Tube Type

Test ID LAB38
EPIC Order
TOBRAMYCIN LEVEL, TROUGH
CPT Code(s) 80200
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station Routine: 30
STAT: 888
Specimen Routine: 2 mL blood/royal blue top tube; see Comments for additional information
micro: 300 µL blood/red top (no gel) bullet; see Comments for additional information
Stability
Unspun: 4 hours
Room Temperature: Yes
Refrigerator: 7 days
Frozen: 14 dats
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time STAT: 1 hour; Routine: 2 hours
Reference Range Therapeutic: <2 µg/mL (Trough)
Toxic: >2.5 µg/mL (Trough)
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Comments Collect tobramycin-trough samples within 30 minutes before administering dose.
See Tobramycin-Fluid for Knee Fluid, CSF or JP Drainage
Red Top Pediatric Tubes must NOT contain Serum Separator Gel

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on January 31, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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