Lab Test : Tobramycin

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Alternate:Nebcin; Tobrex
Includes:N/A
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:TOBR, TOBT(trough), TOBP(peak)
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.5 mL
Container:3 mL green top tube or green microtainer (sodium heparin)
Temperature:Transported to lab within 15 minutes.
Rejection:None.
Normal:Trough: 0.5-2.0 g/mL.
Peak: 5.0-10.0 g/mL.
Uses:Monitoring of therapeutic levels. Troughs to be drawn just before next dose. Peaks to be drawn 30 minutes after a 30 minute infusion.
Limitations:None.
Method:PETINIA (Particle enhanced turbidimetric inhibition immunoassay)
 

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