Tobramycin

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: TOBRA PRE; TOBRA POST; TOBRA RND
POE DESCRIPTION: TOBRAMYCIN PRE DOSE; TOBRA PRE

TOBRAMYCIN POST DOSE; TOBRA POST

TOBRAMYCIN RANDOM LEVEL; TOBRA RND

CPT CODE: 80200
TEST INFORMATION: Draw peak: 30 minutes after 30-minute infusion; trough: <30 minutes before next dose.
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine 4 hours; Stat 1 hour
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Requisition must be marked random, pre-, or post dose; include date and time specimen drawn.
CONTAINER TYPE: Red top tube - 4 mL
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

2.0 mL blood (1.0 mL serum)

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1.0 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Therapeutic: peak (post): 4-10 µg/mL; trough (pre): 0-2 µg/mL
METHODOLOGY:

Enzyme Immunoassay

CRITICAL VALUES: >10 µg/mL
TEST SYNONYM(S):Nebcin.; Tobramycin, Post; Tobramycin, Pre; Tobramycin, Random