Cyclosporine-A

Alphabetical Test listing

Cyclosporine-A-564

  
Cyclosporine-A
  
564
  
80158.2
  
UCY
  
CSA
Gengraf
Neoral
Sandimmune
  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
4.0 mL
  
  • Optimum to draw specimen 12 hours before next dose
  • Immediately after collection, mix tube thoroughly by gentle inversion to prevent clotting
  

Submit tube unspun

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Refrigerated - 7 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 - 2 days
  

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA) with Chemiflex

  

Target blood levels in heart transplant (ng/mL):

0-3 months post transplant: 175-225
3-6 months post transplant: 125-175
6-12 months post transplant: 100-150
>12 months post transplant: 75-125

Target blood levels in kidney transplant (ng/mL):

0-2 months post transplant: 150 - 200
2 - 12 months post transplant: 100 - 150
>12 months post transplant: 50 - 75

Patients may have an individual goal range due to risk of rejection, or adverse effects of cyclosporine

  
80158
  
09/02/2009
  
10/22/2019
  
02/10/2020