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Lab Test Dictionary

Amikacin, Peak (8584)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Synonyms

Amikin

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly


Epic ID

LAB00914

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

2-4 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 peak at end of a 60 minute IV infusion, or 30 minutes after end of 30 minute 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

01-19-18

Initials

SL