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Sirolimus

Components

Name Method Department Units
Sirolimus 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

Room temperature - 1 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 7 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Mix EDTA tube by gentle inversion immediately after collection
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • If delay in transport greater than 1 hour, refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube
  • Clotted specimen
  • Not received at proper temperature

Comments

The therapeutic range is used as a general guideline only. Testing is done daily at 13:00.

CPT Code

  • 80195