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Test Compendium

5106: VANCOMYCIN RANDOM, SERUM

Test Code

  • 5106

Test Synonym

  • Vancomycin

Minimum Volume

  • 0.3 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma

Container

  • Plain Red Top Tube, Green Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

CPT Codes

  • 80202
    *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

  • Please label tubes appropriately as peak and trough. Please use separate requisition forms to order both peak and trough on the same patient

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 two hours after completion of a 60 minute infusion. Transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transfer tube.