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Lab Test Dictionary

Amikacin, Trough (8583)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly


Epic ID

LAB01081

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), an EDTA (lavender-top) or an EDTA (royal blue-top) tube is also acceptable. Do not use gel barrier serum separator tubes (SST). Collect as a trough just prior to next 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

02-12-17

Initials

SL