Sirolimus

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: SIROLIMUS
POE DESCRIPTION: SIROLIMUS; RAPAMYCIN (SIROLIMUS);

RAPAMUNE (SIROLIMUS)

CPT CODE: 80299
DAYS PERFORMED:

Test is performed Monday-Sunday.

TURNAROUND TIME:

Up to 18 hours.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Draw time must be indicated on requisition.

CONTAINER TYPE: Lavender top (K2 EDTA) tube - 6 mLLavender top (K2 EDTA) tube - 3 mLMicrotainer (K2 EDTA)Pink top (K2 EDTA) tube - 6 mL
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

1.0 mL EDTA whole blood

MINIMUM VOLUME:

0.5 mL EDTA whole blood

REFERENCE RANGE:

The effective therapeutic range for Sirolimus is based upon clinical evaluation of the individual patient, because optimal levels depend upon multiple factors, including patient variation, type of transplant, time post-transplant, co-administration of other immunosuppressants, and method used.

TEST SYNONYM(S):Rapamune; Rapamycin