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Test Code VANCT VANCOMYCIN, TROUGH

Important Note

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

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

VANCT

LAB39 FAH349

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
Yellow Microtainer   Refrigerate 0.6 mL     3 days

Serum or Plasma should be removed from the cells within 4 hours of collection.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Vancomycin 80202

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

All ages: Trough Level: 10 – 20 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
VANCOT Result 4092-3
DTYPE Type of Draw 20506-2