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TACROLIMUS, LC/MS/MS

Test Number:
  • 0090612
Test Alias:
  • FK506
  • Prograf
Preferred Specimen:
  • Whole blood
Container Type:
  • EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • 2 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • PATIENT PREPARATION: Collect specimen 1 hour prior to next dose (12 hour trough). COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS: Drug regimens, time and date of drug administration are to be noted on requisition. Therapeutic range applies to trough specimens drawn just before a.m. dose. Optimal time to draw specimen: 0.5-1 hour before next oral dose.
Transport Temperature:
  • Room Temperature
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: 7 days
  • Refrigerated: 7 days
  • Frozen: 60 days
Methodology:
  • Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
CPT Code:
  • 80197
Reject Criteria:
  • Clotted specimen
Reference Range:
  • No definitive therapeutic or toxic ranges have been established. The following trough range is a suggested guideline: 5.0-20.0 mcg/L.
Report Available:
  • 2 days

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