Vancomycin Pre (Trough)

Vancomycin Pre (Trough)

Test Name:   Vancomycin Pre (Trough)
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   VANCO PRE
Specimen Type:   

Serum/Plasma

Collection Container:   SST/Green- 5 mls
Container Information
SST TubeSST TubeMicro-SST TubeMicro-SST Tube
Collection Information:   Sample is collected just prior to the patient having the dose of medication.

Samples must be transported to the laboratory within 60 minutes of collection time. 

Test may be added-on (AOT) to existing sample up to 8 hours after collection time.

Test Schedule:  

24/7

Turnaround Time:   Routine

< 48 hours

Stat / Urgent

< 48 hours

Reference Interval:    
Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :  

 

Storage & Transport:  

Store refrigerated

Test Referred to :    On site, BGH laboratory

                 

updated: 2014.12.10  jg

 
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