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Cyclosporine A, 2 hour post

Components

Name Method Department Units
Cyclosporine A, 2 Hr Post Chemiluminescence
Core Lab, Endocrinology ng/mL

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 2 mL
Alternate

Purple tube (EDTA)

Micro sample tube 1 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 7 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Do not freeze
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • Mix EDTA tube by gentle inversion immediately after collection
  • Keep refrigerated

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube
  • Collected in tube with gel separator
  • Clotted specimen
  • Frozen whole blood
  • Wrong type of specimen

Comments

Obtain dosage, date and time of last dose. Note exact time of collection. Pre-dose concentrations are recommended for routine monitoring as opposed to Post-dose draws.

CPT Code

  • 80158