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Vancomycin (Vancocin®), Trough

Test ID: 

704014

CPT code:

80202

Synonyms:

Vancocin®

Clinical Use:

Monitor therapeutic drug level

Specimen Type:

Serum or plasma

Requested Volume: 

1 mL

Minimum Volume: 

0.3 mL

Container Type: 

Red-top tube, lavender-top (K2- or K3- EDTA) tube, or green-top (heparin) 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 time, the decrease in drug level due to absorption may be clinically significant.

Collection:

Transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube. Trough concentrations should be monitored. The trough sample is drawn immediately prior to the next dose.

Storage Instructions:

Refrigerate

Stability Requirements:

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

3 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Rejection Criteria

Gel-barrier tube; hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination

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