Vancomycin, peak

Alphabetical Test listing

Vancomycin, peak-964

  
Vancomycin, peak
  
964
  
80202.3
  
VNP
  
Vancocin
  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  
  • Draw 15 or 30 minutes after IV dose depending on providers orders
  • Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gentle inverting 8 - 10 times to prevent clotting

 

  

Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

 

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
  
  

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  • Date and time of last dose
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Frozen - 6 months

  
  • 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 day
  

Particle-enhanced turbidimetric inhibition immunoassay (PETINIA)

  

Therapeutic: 35.0 - 45.0 µg/mL

  

>60 µg/mL

  
80202
  
11/30/2001
  
02/04/2021
  
02/17/2020