Lab Test : Vancomycin

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Alternate:N/A
Includes:N/A
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:VANC, VANT (trough), VANP (peak)
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.2 mL
Container:Green top preferred, red top acceptable
Temperature:Transported to lab within 15 minutes.
Rejection:None.
Normal:Trough: 5-10 g/Ml
Peak: 20-40g/mL
Uses:Monitoring of therapeutic levels, trough to be drawn just before next dose and peaks to be drawn 1 hour after the completion of a 1 hour infusion.
Limitations:None.
Method:PETINIA (Particle enhanced turbidimetric inhibition immunoassay)
 

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