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Test Code MISCLB (Tobramycin) Tobramycin Trough, Peak, or Random

Additional Codes

MISC Lab

Lab2607

Performing Laboratory

UI DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES

Specimen Requirements

Acceptable specimens: lithium heparin plasma separator

 

Submit 1 mL plasma minimum for adults.  Call laboratory for pediatric minimums.

 

Storage: Refrigeration  

Reference Ranges

Peak 6-10 ug/mL; (45-75 min. after I.M. dose, 15-30 min. after I.V. dose)

Trough <2 ug/mL; (not more than 30 min. before next dose)

 

Critical value: Peak  >10 ug/mL

Day (s) Test Set Up

24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.

Methodology

Homogenous Enzyme Immunoassay

Test Classification and CPT Coding

CPT: 80200