Lab Test : Gentamicin

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Alternate:Gentamicin
Includes:N/A
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:GENT, TGEN(trough), GENP(peak)
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.1 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: 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.
Limitations:None.
Method:PETINIA (Particle enhanced turbidimetric inhibition immunoassay) biochromatic
 

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