Tobramycin (Pre, Post, Random)

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 8 hours; Stat 4-6 hours

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: Trough (pre): 0-2 µg/mL; Peak (post): 5-12 µg/mL

METHODOLOGY:

Enzyme Immunoassay

CRITICAL VALUES:

Pre: >2 µg/mL; Post/Rnd: >12 µg/mL

LAST UPDATED:

6-11-2014

TEST SYNONYM(S):Nebcin.; Tobramycin, Post; Tobramycin, Pre; Tobramycin, Random