Amikacin

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: AMIK PRE; AMIK POST; AMIK RND
POE DESCRIPTION: AMIKACIN POST DOSE; AMIK POST

AMIKACIN PRE DOSE; AMIK PRE

AMIKACIN RANDOM LEVEL; AMIK RND

CPT CODE: 80150
TEST INFORMATION: Draw peak: 30 minutes after 30-minute infusion; trough: <30 minutes before next dose
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine 8 hours; Stat 1 hour
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Requisition must be marked random, pre- or postdose; include date and time specimen drawn. Indicate specimen type if not blood.
CONTAINER TYPE: Red top tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
REJECTION CRITERIA: Specimen collection time not recorded on requisition.
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Peak (post): 20-30 µg/mL; trough (pre): 5-10 µg/mL
CRITICAL VALUES: >35 µg/mL
TEST SYNONYM(S):Amikin.; Amikacin, Post; Amikacin, Pre; Amikacin, Random