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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeTOX
Method

HPLC

External Price$26.16(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

NN

Specimen Collection Protocols

 Do not use SST gel tubes for this assay

Patient SpecimenBlood 3-5 mL Heparin(Green), Plain(Red)
Paediatric SpecimenBlood 0.5 mL heparinised or Plain.
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions1 mL Plasma or Serum (0.2 mL Plasma or Serum min) Fridge 4C
Aliquot Transport to CHLOn ice or ambient
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Toxicology
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0322 | x80322
Test AvailabilityTuesday and Fridays
Turnaround Time5 days
Interpretation

Concentrations in the range 26 - 150 umol/L are considered therapeutic for the treatment of neonatal apnoeas with caffeine.

Additional Information

Specimens should preferably be collected pre dose

Delphic Number Test Number4641

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