Amikacin Level - Trough

or

no gel in red top bullet

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB5125
EPIC Order   AMIKACIN LEVEL, TROUGH
CPT Code(s)   80150
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine: 30; Stat: 888
Specimen Routine: 2 mL blood/royal blue top tube or plain red top tube/NO SST; see Comments for additional information
  Micro: 500 uL blood in red top pediatric bullet, no gel
Stability
 
Unspun: < 2 hours recommended
Spun/separated: 7 days refrigerated/14 days frozen
Availability
 
24 hrs/day
Reference Range Therapeutic: 5-10 ug/mL
  Critical: >10 ug/mL
     
Comments Trough samples should be collected immediately before administration of the next dose.

Reviewed by jcayless on January 06, 2022

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