Amikacin, Trough

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

TransportAndStorage

7 days Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
7 days Frozen

Collection Instructions

Specimen should be drawn within 30 minutes of the next dose 

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

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

4.0 - 8.0 ug/mL

Potentially Toxic Range
 > = 15.0 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