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Gentamicin, Trough

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Test ID LAB26
EPIC Order
GENTAMICIN LEVEL, TROUGH
CPT Code(s) 80170
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station Routine: 30; STAT: 888
Specimen Routine: 2 mL blood/royal blue top tube ONLY ; see Comments for additional information
micro: 300 µL blood/red top pediatric bullet; see Comments for additional information
Stability  
Unspun: 2 hours
Room temperature: 2 hours
Refrigerator: 7 days
Frozen: 14 days
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hrs; STAT: 1 hr
Reference Range Therapeutic: <2.0 mcg/mL(Trough)
Toxic: >2.5 mcg/mL (Trough)
Comment Red Top Pediatric Tubes WITHOUT Serum Separator Gel
Collect sample immediately before administering dose.

Go to Timed and Peak Information. Use Fluid for fluid specimens.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 19, 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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