Tobramycin, trough

Alphabetical Test listing

Tobramycin, trough-829

  
Tobramycin, trough
  
829
  
80200.3
  
TBT
  
Nebcin
  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.4 mL
  
  • Draw 30 minutes before next dose
  • Do not collect from a line
  • Document  collection time on request form/order and tube

 

  

Spin

Note regarding patients who are also on penecillins or cephalosporin:

Sample containing carbenicillin or piperacilin should be stored frozen if a delay in analysis of more than 8 hours is anticipated. Failure to freeze samples containing these antibiotics may result in falsely low tobramycin levels due to in vitro inactivation.

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
  
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  

Refrigerated - 7 days

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Particle-enhanced turbidimetric inhibition immunoassay (PETINIA)

  

Therapeutic: ≤ 1.5 µg/mL

  

Toxic: > 1.5 µg/mL

  
80200
  
No
  
11/30/2001
  
09/11/2018
  
02/17/2020