Ketoconazole, Serum/Plasma

Test ID: 

705933

CPT code:

80299

Synonyms:

Nizoral®

Clinical Use:

Treatment of susceptible fungal infections, including candidiasis, oral thrush, blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, paracoccidiodomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, chromomycosis, chronic muccotaneous candidiasis, as well as recalcitrant cutaneous dematophytoses.

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

Collection:

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:

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

Rejection Criteria

Gel-barrier tube

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MCI Diagnostic

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Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136

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Sun: 7AM-3PM

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