Amikacin (Pre, Post & Random)

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 Pre just prior to next dose; Draw Post - at end of 60 min IV infusion or 30 minutes after the end of 30 minutes IV infusion or 60 minutes after IM dose.

DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME:

Routine:  5-7 working days

Stat:        4-6 hours

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; no SST tubes

MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE:

PRE: See Quest Diagnostics - Search Test Code 8583

POST: See Quest Diagnostics - Search Test Code 8584

RANDOM: See Quest Diagnostics - Search Test Code 236

CRITICAL VALUES: >35 µg/mL
LAST UPDATED:

6-2-2014

TEST SYNONYM(S):Amikin.; Amikacin, Post; Amikacin, Pre; Amikacin, Random