Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: April 15, 2024 @ 9:13 am

2287

Vancomycin, Peak

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Red Top

Also Acceptable:
  • One Gray Top
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • State Patient's Last Dose
  • Specimen should be drawn within 0.5-2 hours after an infusion. If IM injection is given, check with attending physician; collection times vary.
    State patient's last dose in hours.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Use of separator tubes.
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay (FPIA)
  • Immunoassay
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80202
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Vancomycin, Peak is potentially toxic at levels greater than 30.0 ug/mL.
Components:
  • 2288 - VANCOMYCIN, PEAK
  • 2289 - LAST DOSE, PEAK
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