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80140M
GANCICLOVIR, SERUM

Test Code 80140M 
Test GANCICLOVIR, SERUM 
Methodology High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) 
Description Useful for monitoring patients on Ganciclovir 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). (SERUM GEL TUBE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.) Serum for a peak level should be drawn 30 to 60 minutes after dosing. Serum for a trough level should be drawn no more than 30 minutes before the next dose. Spin down within 2 hours of draw and send 1 mL of serum frozen in plastic vial. 
Reference Values Trough:
1.0 - 3.0 mcg/mL

Peak:
3.0 - 12.5 mcg/Ml 

Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday 
CPT Code(s) 80299