Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus

Test Name:   Tacrolimus
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   TACR
Specimen Type:   

Whole Blood

Collection Container:   Lavender- 5.0 ml
Container Information
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Collection Information:    
Test Schedule:  

 

Turnaround Time:   Routine

7 days

Stat / Urgent
Reference Interval:    
Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :  

"Please provide the Transplant Hospital Name and Transplant Physician on the Requistion"

Information required from Patient:  

  • Type of transplant (i.e. liver, kidney)  
  • Name of transplant centre 
  • Date and Time of last dose 
  • Date and Time of collection 

Sample sent thru LifeLabs

Storage & Transport:  
Specimen Handling:
Collect blood in LAVENDER top tube (EDTA).
Mix thoroughly by gentle inversion.
SEND ENTIRE TUBE.  

Storage: Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Transportation: Refrigerated

Test Referred to :    Reference Lab

         updated 2016.10.11 ll         

 
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