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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeTOX
Method

Immunoassay on Abbott Architect system

External Price$27.95(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Where the AUC is to be calculated take blood samples 30 minutes and 6 - 22 hours (depending on renal function) post the end of the infusion recording both the exact time of infusion and blood collection.  Repeat the 30 minute and 6 - 22 hour post-infusion blood samples every 3 days or prn depending on the clinical situation.

 

Do not use SST gel tubes.

Patient SpecimenSerum or Heparin(Green) plasma, 5 mL
Paediatric Specimen500 ÁL
Sample Delivery to LabRoom temperature
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions5 mL Refrigerate
Aliquot Transport to CHLRoom temperature
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Toxicology
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0322 | x80322
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, - weekend and urgent testing by arrangement
Turnaround Time1 - 24 hours
Reference Interval

1. A 24-hour AUC of 150 - 200 mg/L.hr  if using the target-AUC method (200 mg/L.hr if severe infection).

2. A 24 hour trough concentration of < 2.0 mg/L if the AUC method is not available.

Additional Information

For urgent weekend analyses the Toxicology call person must be contacted.

Delphic Number Test Number4610

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