Itraconazole, Screen

Test ID: 


CPT code:




Itraconazole, Serum or Plasma

Clinical Use:

Treatment of susceptible fungal infections in immunocompromized and immunocompetent patients including blastomycosis and histoplasmosis; indicated for aspergillosis and onychomycosis of the toenail and fingernail. It has been recommended that routine monitoring occur during the first week of therapy to ensure therapeutic levels are achieved for each individual and to continue monitoring if clinical presentations do not improve or decline.

Specimen Type:

Serum (preferred) or plasma

Requested Volume: 

1 mL

Minimum Volume: 

0.5 mL

Container Type: 

Red-top tube or lavender-top (EDTA) tube


Transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube. Do not use a gel barrier tube. The use of gel-barrier tubes is not recommended due to slow absorption of the drug by the gel. Depending on the specimen volume and storage times, the decrease in drug level due to absorption may be clinically significant.

Storage Instructions:


Stability Requirements:

Stable for 14 days at room temperature, refrigerated, or frozen.

Rejection Criteria

Gel-barrier tube

Return Back to Test Directory

MCI Diagnostic

Providing top patient care with fast results. 

7018 South Utica Avenue

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136

Hours of Operation

Mon – Sat: 7AM-11PM

Sun: 7AM-3PM

Government Contract

Mon – Sat: 7AM-11PM

Sun: 7AM-3PM


Mon – Sat: 7AM-11PM

Sun: 7AM-3PM

Thank you for uploading your files. Your upload has been submitted successfully.