Vancomycin

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: VANCO PRE; VANCO POST; VANCO RND
POE DESCRIPTION: VANCOMYCIN PRE DOSE; VANCO PRE

VANCOMYCIN POST DOSE; VANCO POST

VANCOMYCIN RANDOM LEVEL; VANCO RND

CPT CODE: 80202
TEST INFORMATION: Draw peak: 2 hours after 1-hour 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; indicate 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): 20-40 µg/mL; trough (pre): 10-20 µg/mL
METHODOLOGY:

Particle-enhanced Turbidimetric Immunoassay (PETIA)

CRITICAL VALUES: >50 µg/mL
TEST SYNONYM(S):Vancomycin, Pre; Vancocin.; Vancomycin, Post; Vancomycin, Random