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VANCT
VANCOMYCIN, TROUGH, SERUM

Test Code VANCT 
Test VANCOMYCIN, TROUGH, SERUM 
Methodology Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay (FPIA) 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube within 30 minutes prior to the next dose. Spin down and send 0.5 mL of serum refrigerated in plastic vial. 
Reference Values Therapeutic concentration
Trough: 5.0 - 15.0 g/mL
Trough: 15.0 - 20.0 g/mL (patients being treated for meningitis, osteomyelitis, endocarditis, and pneumonia therapy)

Concentrations greater than 30.0 g/mL are considered potentially toxic. 

Analytic Time 1 Day - Available STAT 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 80202