Amikacin, Peak

Last Modified: 3/9/2021 3:10:09 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions:

Peak specimens should be drawn at time frames listed 

IM: 60 minutes after injection
IV: 30 minutes after 30 minute infusion 
Immediately after 60 minute infusion

Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

7 days Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
7 days Frozen

Rejection Criteria: Serum Separator Tube (SST or PST); Heparin Plasma
Reference Range:

20.0 - 30.0 ug/mL

Potentially Toxic Range
 > = 40.0 ug/mL

Detection Limit
2.5 mg/L

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: Kanamycin, an aminoglycoside structurally related to amikacin, cross reacts significantly with this assa
Methodology: Immunoassay
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time:
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: AMIK1
EPIC Test Code: LAB2683
Send Out Test Code: 236
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 80150

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