Published on October 22, 2021

5-Flucytosine, Serum

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB5115
CPT Code(s)   80299
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 3 mL blood/Red Top tube/SST is acceptable; See Comments
  Micro: 1 mL
Availability Routine: Referral Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   3-9 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report
Comments Peak specimens should be collected 1 to 2 hours after oral dose or 30 minutes after intravenous infusion.  Trough specimens should be collected immediately prior to next scheduled dose.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on October 22, 2021

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.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
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