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CLINDAMYCIN LEVEL, BA

Test Code

35164

CPT Code(s)

80299

Preferred Specimen(s)

1 ML SERUM COLLECTED IN A RED-TOP TUBE (NO GEL)

INSTRUCTIONS:
SPECIMENS COLLECTED JUST BEFORE OR WITHIN 15 MINUTES OF THE
NEXT ANTIBIOTIC DOSE REPRESENT THE TROUGH LEVELS. SPECIMENS
OBTAINED WITHIN 15-30 MINUTES AFTER THE END OF IV INFUSION
OR 45-60 MINUTES AFTER AN IM INJECTION OR 90 MINUTES AFTER
ORAL INTAKE REPRESENT THE PEAK LEVEL.

Minimum Volume

0.5 ML

Transport Container

PLASTIC SCREW-CAP VIAL

Transport Temperature

FROZEN

Specimen Stability

ROOM TEMPERATURE: UNACCEPTABLE
REFRIGERATED: UNACCEPTABLE
FROZEN: 30 DAYS

Reject Criteria

RECEIVED ROOM TEMPERATURE; RECEIVED REFRIGERATED
SERUM SEPARATOR TUBES; ALL OTHER FLUIDS.

Methodology

BIOASSAY

Performing Laboratory

FOCUS DIAGNOSTICS, INC
5785 CORPORATE AVENUE
CYPRESS CA 90630-4753

Setup Days

MONDAY - FRIDAY

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