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Test ID BLOD0546 Vancomycin trough

AKA

VANCT

Container Type

Serum (red) gel or lithium heparin (green) gel

Specimen type/Requirements

Serum or plasma

Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Stability

2 days refrigerated

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis→1000
Icterus→17
Lipemia→1200

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Draw specimen immediately prior to next dose.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

Flourescence polarization immunoassay (FPIA)

CPT

80202

Performing Lab

Chemistry Department Sanford Bismarck