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Amikacin, Post-dose (Updated)

Components

Name Method Department Units
Amikacin, Post-Dose Immunoturbidimetric assay
Core Lab, Chemistry, Routine ug/mL

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun, Plasma Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Green tube (Lithium heparin), No Gel

3 mL 0.5 mL
Alternate

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

Micro sample tube 0.5 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), No Gel

Micro sample tube 0.5 mL
Alternate

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 0.5 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 7 day(s)
Frozen - 2 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • Centrifuge within 4 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Collected in tube with gel separator
  • Wrong collection tube
  • Wrong type of specimen
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Gross icterus
  • Gross lipemia

Comments

Note exact time of collection.

CPT Code

  • 80150