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Test Compendium

1439: TOBRAMYCIN RANDOM, SERUM

Test Code

  • 1439

Test Synonym

  • Tobramycin

Minimum Volume

  • 0.3 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma

Container

  • Plain Red Top Tube, Green Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Plasma

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 3 days

CPT Codes

  • 80200
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 1mL Serum from Red-top tube or plasma from green-top (heparin) tube. Do not use a serum-separator tube (SST not acceptable)

Additional Information

  • Both peak and trough concentrations should be monitored. The trough sample is drawn immediately prior to the next dose. Peak samples should be drawn 60 minutes after an I.M. injection, 30 minutes after the end of a 30-minute I.V. infusion or immediately after a 60-minute I.V. infusion. Transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transfer tube.