Tobramycin, peak

Alphabetical Test listing

Tobramycin, peak-849

  
Tobramycin, peak
  
849
  
80200.1
  
TBP
  
Nebcin
  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
1.0 mL
  
0.4 mL
  
  • Draw 30 minutes after IV dose or 60 minutes after IM dose
  • Do not collect from a line

 

  

Spin

Note regarding patients who are also on penecillins or cephalosporin:

Sample containing carbenicillin or piperacillin 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.

  
  
Serum
  
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  • Date and time of last dose
  

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 day
  

Particle-enhanced turbidimetric inhibition immunoassay (PETINIA)

  

Therapeutic range: 4.0 - 10.0 µg/mL

  

>12.0 µg/mL

  
80200
  
11/30/2001
  
09/11/2018
  
02/17/2020