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VANCOMYCIN, PEAK & TROUGH

Test Code
VANIN
 
SynonymsVancocin
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeRed top tube (plain)
Supply Item Numberpicture1372
Specimen TypeSerum
Preferred Volume0.5 mL
Minimum Volume0.2 mL
Collection ProcedureDraw trough sample within 15 minutes (no more than 30 minutes) prior to infusion. Draw peak sample 60 minutes (no more than 90 minutes) after 90 minute infusion. Clearly label specimens with times.
Specimen ProcessingSeparate serum from cells and transfer each to a separate, standard PAML aliquot tube, and refrigerate. Clearly label specimens.
Store and TransportRefrigerated
Required Patient InfoTrough and peak specimens, dates and times of dose and draw
StabilityRoom Temp 1 week  Refrigerated 1 week  Frozen (-20 °C) 2 weeks  
Unacceptable ConditionEDTA plasma or severe hemolysis
Alternate SpecimensSST serum; sodium or lithium heparin
CPT Codes80202 x 2
Billing CodeVAN2
Test ScheduleDaily and STAT
Turnaround Time1-2 days
MethodEnzyme Immunoassay
Test IncludesVancomycin, Trough, ug/mL; Time, Trough; Vancomycin, Peak, ug/mL; Time, Peak
Reference Ranges
TitleDescriptorRangesUnits
Vancomycin, Troughug/mL
10.0-20.0
ToxicGT 25.0
Time, Trough
Vancomycin, Peakug/mL
25.0-40.0
ToxicGT 50.0
Time, Peak

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o80202.Z1Vancomycin, Infusion
r80202.Z1Vancomycin, Infusion80202.Z5Vancomycin, Troughug/mL14092-3
r80202.Z1Vancomycin, Infusion80202.Z6Vancomycin Time, Troughh029264-9
r80202.Z1Vancomycin, Infusion80202.Z7Vancomycin, Peakug/mL14090-7
r80202.Z1Vancomycin, Infusion80202.Z8Vancomycin Time, Peakh029264-9

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