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Lab Test Dictionary

Amikacin (236)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Synonyms

Amikin

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

1-2 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in a Fluoride oxalate (gray-top) or an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable. Collect trough just prior to next dose. Collect peak at end of 60 minute IV infusion or 30 minutes after end of 30 minute IV infusion or 60 minutes after IM dose.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 7 Days

Rejection Criteria

Serum separator tube (SST); Heparin plasma

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.2 mL Serum or Plasma


CPT Codes

80150


Revised

06-18-19

Initials

SL