Amikacin, Trough

Last Modified: 2/13/2019 10:04:43 AM


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

Specimen should be drawn within 30 minutes of the next dose 

Do not collect in a Serum Separator Tube (SST or PST)

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

7 days Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
7 days Frozen

Reference Range:

4.0 - 8.0 ug/mL

Potentially Toxic Range
 > = 15.0 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:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

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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