Amikacin, Peak

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2683
  • Soft Test Code:
  • AMIK1
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 236

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Alternate Specimen

1.0 mL Plasma from a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA in a Plastic Vial
or 
1.0 mL Plasma from a Grey Top Tube - Na Flouride K+ in a Plastic Vial

TransportAndStorage

7 days Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
7 days Frozen

Collection Instructions

Peak specimens should be drawn at time frames listed 

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

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

20.0 - 30.0 ug/mL

Potentially Toxic Range
 > = 40.0 ug/mL

Detection Limit
2.5 mg/L


Test Comments:

Kanamycin, an aminoglycoside structurally related to amikacin, cross reacts significantly with this assa


Methodology:
  • Immunoassay (IA)

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly
Days Performed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Clinical

Coding & Compliance

CDM

00911447


CPT Coding

80150