Itraconazole

Alphabetical Test listing

Itraconazole-13478

  
Itraconazole
  
13478
  
LAB13478
  
ITR
  
Sporanox
  

Monitoring Itraconazole therapy. Itraconazole is used in the treatment of susceptible fungal infections in immunocompromized and immunocompetent patients. It has been recommended that routine monitoring occur during the first week of therapy to ensure therapeutic levels are achieved for each individual and to continue monitoring if clinical presentations do not improve or decline.

  
Serum
  
EDTA plasma - Lavender
  

Red

  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin and separate

  

LabCorp 12mL plastic transport tube labelled as serum or plasma

  

Refrigerated (preferred)

Ambient

Frozen

  

Do not use a gel barrier (SST) tube. The use of gel-barrier tubes is not recommended due to slow absorption of the drug by the gel. Depending on the specimen volume and storage times, the decrease in drug level due to absorption may be clinically significant.

  
LabCorp Burlington (700282): R-LC
  
Mo - Fr
  
2 - 7 days
  

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

  

An interpretive report will be provided

  
80299
  
Result 10989-2
  
04/09/2019
  
11/15/2019