GENTAMYCIN LEVEL

Synonyms:
Computer Code: (GMCNX)
Specimen Collection: 3 mL blood (red top tube). Must not be drawn through infusion line.
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, freeze.
Reference Values: Peak: 10 to 25 ug/mL (single daily dose range). Random: less than 2 ug/mL. Trough: less than 2 ug/mL. Critical Value: > or equal to 25 ug/mL (peak) > or equal to 25 ug/mL (random) > or equal to 2 ug/mL (trough)
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: ANTIBI
Test Frequency: Daily
Routine TAT: 2 hrs
Stat TAT: 60 min
CPT Code(s): 80170
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII