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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information

 

Red or Green Top

 

Gentamicin Trough

5 mL.

 

Alternative name(s)

 

Lab section

Core Lab

 

 

When performed

24 hours / 7 days

 

 

When reported

24 hours / 7 days

 

 

 

 

 

Sunquest code:

GENTAB

EPIC Code:

GENTAMICIN LEVEL, TROUGH

Peaks and troughs in drug monitoring

 

 

Important notes:

Pharmacokinetic consult available. Pediatrics may submit 1 microtainer. Red top or Lithium Heparin green tops will be accepted.

Rejection criteria:

Transportation notes:

Specimen preparation:              

Trough levels: drawn immediately before drug dose is given.

Please submit the following: the dosage, frequency and time of administration.

 

 

 

MCL Web resources

Specimen packaging pages

Reference lab 


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Last revised 01/17/2014