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Test ID BLOD0536 GENTAMICIN TROUGH

Specimen Type/Requirements

Draw one green-top tube (Lithium-Heparin) or one green microtainer. Draw post-dose 1/2 hour after completion of
infusion for IV dose or 1 hour after IM or oral dose. Draw pre-dose approximately 1/2 hour before the next dose.

Minimum Volume

100 uL.

Transport Temperature

Send refrigerated if specimen will arrive at testing facility within 48 hours of collection; frozen if greater than 48 hours.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily as received

Methodology

Particle-Enhanced Turbidimetric Inhibition Immunoassay (PETINIA)-Competitive

CPT

80170

Storage On Site

2-8C up to 48 hours. -20C if >48 hours.

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo