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Test Code GENTP GENTAMICIN PEAK

Specimen Tube Description

Mustard Top (Outpatient) / Green Lithium Heparin (Inpatient)

Specimen Type

Serum/Plasma

Specimen Required

1 ml Serum or 1 ml plasma (Lithium Hep); spin/sep within 1 hr

Specimen Preparation

Peak should be collected 60-90 mins after intravenous infusion.

Specimen Stability Information

Room Temp 2 hrs ONLY, refrig.1 week, frozen 2 weeks

Instructions

For outpatients draw mustard tube, for inpatients draw light green lithium heparin tube.

Day(s) and Times(s) Performed

24 hrs a day 7 days a week

Performing Laboratory

United Health Services Laboratories

CPT Code

80170

LOINC

35668-3