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AMIKACIN, TROUGH

Test Code
AMIKTR
 
SynonymsAmikin, Trough Level
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeRed top tube (plain)
Supply Item Numberpicture1372
Specimen TypeFrozen serum
Preferred Volume0.6 mL
Minimum Volume0.4 mL
Collection ProcedureDraw trough specimen 15 minutes prior to next dose (no more than 1 hour prior to next dose). Note time of dose and drawing.
Specimen ProcessingSeparate serum from cells and transfer to a standard PAML aliquot tube and freeze. Clearly label specimen.
Store and TransportFrozen
Required Patient InfoTime of dose and drawing
StabilityRefrigerated 1 week  Frozen (-20 °C) 2 weeks  
Unacceptable ConditionNot be be used in patients on both amikacin & kanamycin
Alternate SpecimensNone - serum only
CPT Codes80150
Billing CodeAMIK.TR
Test ScheduleDaily days, STAT available evening shift
Turnaround Time1-2 days
MethodEnzyme Immunoassay
Test IncludesAmikacin, Trough, ug/mL
Reference Ranges
TitleDescriptorRangesUnits
AmikacinTrough4.0-8.0ug/mL
ToxicGT 8.0

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o82112.Z101Amikacin, Trough
r82112.Z101Amikacin, Trough80150.Z1Amikacin, Troughug/mL13321-7
r82112.Z101Amikacin, Trough82565.Z9Creatininemg/dL22160-0

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