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Test Compendium

6086: TACROLIMUS (FK506), BLOOD

Test Code

  • 6086

Test Synonym

  • Tacrolimus, Highly Sensitive, LC/MS/MS, FK506, Prograf

Minimum Volume

  • 0.6 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Whole Blood

Container

  • Lavender Top Tube, Green Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 3 days

CPT Codes

  • 80197
    *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

  • 1 mL WHOLE BLOOD - Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or green-top (heparin) tube

Additional Information

  • Specimens collected in EDTA tubes may be stored for as long as 14 days at 2(degrees)C to 8(degrees)C prior to being tested.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days