Gentamicin, Peak

Last Modified: 8/30/2021 3:18:29 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:
Do not collect in a Serum Separator Tube (SST or PST)

Specimen 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: 0.2 mL Serum
Neonatal Volume: 0.3 mL Whole Blood Red Microtainer (No Gel)
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Refrigerated

24 hours on cells
Reference Range: 5 - 10 ug/mL
Critical Ranges: > 10 ug/mL
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Immunoassay
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Stat Eligible: Yes
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: GENTP
EPIC Test Code: LAB28
Alternate Test Names: Garamycin
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 80170

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