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AMIKT
AMIKACIN, TROUGH, SERUM

Test Code AMIKT 
Test AMIKACIN, TROUGH, SERUM 
Methodology Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay (FPIA) 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top or serum gel tube just prior to the next dose. Spin down and send 0.5 mL of serum FROZEN in plastic vial on dry ice.

NOTE:
1. SPECIMENS CONTAINING ADDITIONAL ANTIBIOTICS SHOULD BE STORED FROZEN IF ANY DELAY IN ANALYSIS OR MORE THAN 8 HOURS IN TRANSPORT TIME IS ANTICIPATED. FAILURE TO FREEZE SPECIMEN CONTAINING ADDITIONAL ANTIBIOTICS MAY RESULT IN FALSELY LOW AMIKACIN LEVELS DUE TO IN VITRO INACTIVATION.
2. Specimens containing kanamycin A, kanamycin B will yield falsely elevated values for amikacin. 

MMC Specimen Lithium Heparin PST - 0.5 mL of plasma FROZEN in plastic vial. 
Reference Values Therapeutic range: 5 - 10 g/mL
Toxic range: > 15 g/mL 
Analytic Time 1 Day - Available STAT 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 80150