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Test ID BLOD0546 VANCOMYCIN TROUGH

Container Type

Lithium heparin – preferred
Serum w/ gel
Serum w/o gel

Stability

Room Temp: NA
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 14 days

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Methodology

Particle-enhanced turbidimetric inhibition immunoassay (PETINIA) – competetive

CPT

80202

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Instructions

Trough drug monitoring should begin after steady state is achieved and samples should be collected within 30 minutes of the next dose

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Specimen Type/Requirements

Lithium heparinized plasma – preferred
Serum

AKA

Vanco trough