|Available:||Daily, second shift only|
|Container:||3 mL green top tube or green microtainer (sodium heparin)|
|Temperature:||Samples should be protected from light, wrap in foil.|
|Normal:||Each patient should be thoroughly evaluated clinically before treatment adjustments are made and each user must establish his or her own ranges based on clinical experience.|
|Uses:||Cyclosporine, is a potent immunosuppressive drug that is effective in combating tissue rejection following organ transplantation.|
|Limitations:||A trough specimen is the preferred specimen (12 hours after dose).|
|Method:||Fluorescent polarization immunoassay (FPIA)|
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