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TOBRA
TOBRAMYCIN, RANDOM, SERUM

Test Code TOBRA 
Test TOBRAMYCIN, RANDOM, SERUM 
Methodology Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay (FPIA) 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 0.5 mL of serum FROZEN in plastic vial on dry ice.

NOTE: SPECIMENS CONTAINING ADDITIONAL ANTIBIOTICS SHOULD BE STORED FROZEN IF ANY DELAY IN ANALYSIS OR MORE THAN 4 HOURS IN TRANSPORT TIME IS ANTICIPATED. FAILURE TO FREEZE SPECIMEN CONTAINING ADDITIONAL ANTIBIOTICS MAY RESULT IN FALSELY LOW TOBRAMYCIN LEVELS DUE TO IN VITRO INACTIVATION. 

MMC Specimen Draw blood in a plasma gel tube. 0.5 mL plasma required.

NOTE: SPECIMENS CONTAINING ADDITIONAL ANTIBIOTICS SHOULD BE STORED FROZEN IF ANY DELAY IN ANALYSIS OR MORE THAN 4 HOURS IN TRANSPORT TIME IS ANTICIPATED. FAILURE TO FREEZE SPECIMEN CONTAINING ADDITIONAL ANTIBIOTICS MAY RESULT IN FALSELY LOW TOBRAMYCIN LEVELS DUE TO IN VITRO INACTIVATION. 

Reference Values No established reference values for random collections. 
Analytic Time 1 Day - Available STAT 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 80200