Lab Test : Cyclosporine

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Alternate:N/A
Includes:Cyclosporine
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:CYCB
Available:Daily, second shift only
Turnaround:24 hours
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.4 mL
Container:3 mL green top tube or green microtainer (sodium heparin)
Temperature:Samples should be protected from light, wrap in foil.
Rejection:N/A
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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