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Everolimus by Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Components

Name Method Department Units
Everolimus Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Send Out ng/mL

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Pink tube (EDTA)

6 mL 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 1 day(s)
Refrigerated - 2 week(s)
Frozen - 2 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Do not centrifuge
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Centrifuged specimen
  • Clotted specimen
  • Wrong temperature
  • Serum sample
  • Plasma unacceptable

Comments

Pre-dose (trough) levels should be drawn.

CPT Code

  • 80169