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Test Code VANC Vancomycin Level,Random, Serum or Plasma

Performing Laboratory

Huntsville Hospital Laboratory/ Madison Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Immunoassay

Specimen Requirements

Note:  Label specimen appropriately (random).

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Lithium heparin (light green-top)

Acceptable: Serum Gel

Draw blood, spin down and send 1 mL  of plasma or serum.

 

 

Specimen Stability Information

 

Specimen Type

Temperature

Time

Lithium heparin,plasma or serum

RT, spun

48 hrs
 

Refrigerated, spun

2 weeks

 

Reject Due To

 

Hemolysis

Mild:

ok

Gross:

ok

Lipemia

Mild:

ok

Gross:

ok

Icterus

Mild:

ok

Gross:

Reject

 

Reference Values

No established reference ranges
 

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

CPT Coding

80202

Secondary ID

HHA264

LOINC Coding

Test Name LOINC Code

Vancomycin Level Serum or Plasma

20578-1