|SQ Code:||GENT, TGEN(trough), GENP(peak)|
|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:||Trough: 0.5-2.0 g/mL.|
Peak: 4.0-8.0 g/mL.
|Uses:||Monitoring of therapeutic levels. Trough within 30 minutes of next dose. Peak to be drawn 30 minutes after a 30 minute infusion.|
|Method:||PETINIA (Particle enhanced turbidimetric inhibition immunoassay) biochromatic|
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