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Test Code GENTT GENTAMICIN, TROUGH

Important Note

Trough levels should be collected 30 minutes before the next dose.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

GENTT

LAB26 FAH5216

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Min Vol

Stability
Serum Separator Tube Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 0.5 mL 0.2 mL 3 days
Lithium Heparin (Green Top) Plasma Refrigerate 4 mL 0.5 mL 0.2 mL 3 days
Green Microtainer   Refrigerate 0.6 mL     3 days

Serum or Plasma should be removed from cells within 1 hour of collection.

 

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 1 day / Available STAT

Method

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Gentamicin Trough                                 80170

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

Age

Sex

Physiological
Status

Low

High

Units

All

All

Trough

 

<1.5

ug/mL

All All Call Value   >1.5 ug/mL

 

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
GENT Gentamicin, Trough 3665-7
DTYPE Type of Draw 20506-2