Published on December 16, 2019

Tobramycin, Random

Tube Type

Test ID LAB37
EPIC Order
TOBRAMYCIN LEVEL, RANDOM
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 or plain red top (no gel); see Comments for additional information
micro: 500 µL blood/red top (no gel) bullet; see Comments for additional information
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
Stability Unspun: 2 hours room temperature
  Spun/separated: 

Refrigerated: 2 days

Frozen: 30 days

Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hours; STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range Therapeutic: Undefined
Comments
  • Collect sample before administering B-lactam antibiotics, otherwise levels may be lower than expected.
  • Red Top Tubes must NOT contain Serum Separator Gel

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