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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeTOX
Method

LC-MSMS

Diagnostic Use / Indications

Antifungal medication

External Price$196.06(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Specimens should be collected predose if possible.

 

Do NOT use gel tubes for this analysis

 

Patient Specimen4.0mL Red Top
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions1.0mL plasma or serum. 0.5 mL minimum Refrigerate
Aliquot Transport to CHL4 - 8 C
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Toxicology
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0322 | x80322
Test AvailabilityBatched Monday, Wednesday and Friday -
Turnaround Time24 - 72 hours
Reference Interval

Trough concentrations >1mg/L are effective for treating most fungal infections. 

For prophylaxis, trough concentrations >0.5 mg/L are recommended.

Toxicity rare, though increased at >5 mg/L

Patients with hypoalbuminaemia have a higher free posaconazoleconcentration for a given total itraconazole concentration.

Posaconazole inhibits drug metabolism, increasing exposure to multiple other drugs.

Additional Information

State dose, dose interval and time of last dose on request form.

Delphic Number Test Number8597

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