|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes|
|Container:||3 mL green top tube or green microtainer (sodium heparin)|
|Temperature:||Transported to lab within 15 minutes.|
|Normal:||Neonates: 8-15 µg/mL. |
Adults and children: 10-20 µg/mL.
Toxic: 20 µg/mL.
|Uses:||Monitoring of therapeutic levels. Peak concentrations reached within 2-12 hours, depending upon formulation.|
|Method:||PETINIA (Particle enhanced turbidimetric inhibition immunoassay)|
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