VANCOMYCIN, TROUGH

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Test Code
1074
Test Description
Monitors the trough levels of the antibiotic vancomycin in the blood.
Abbreviation
VANCT
Minimum Volume
1mL
Transport Container
Red-top serum
Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Collection Instructions
Allow tube to clot and spin to separate cells within 45 minutes. Aliquot serum to transport tube and cap.
Specimen Stability
Refrigerated: 14 days
Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis
CPT
80202