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Epic Code LAB39 Vancomycin Trough Blood Level

Test Name Alias

Vancomycin Trough Blood Level | 7116

Interface Order Alias

55072

Ordering Instructions

Inpatients: Please contact your local inpatient pharmacy for information regarding appropriate timing for blood drug level orders, if needed.

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

Container(s): 6.0 mL Red Top (no additive)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 6.0 mL (full tube)

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Indicate date and time of last dose.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

 

  • Processed Specimen: Serum
  • Centrifuge/Spin: Yes
  • Aliquot: Yes
  • Processing Instructions:
    • Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.
  • Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

 

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerate: 24 hours (48 hours if aliquoted serum)

Frozen: aliquot serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

10.0 - 20.0 ug/mL

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Blodgett Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Gerber Laboratory, Fremont, MI
Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI
Spectrum Health Pennock Laboratory, Hastings, MI
Spectrum Health Reed City Laboratory, Reed City, MI
Spectrum Health United Laboratory, Greenville, MI
Spectrum Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI

Methodology

Kinetic interaction of microparticles in a solution (KIMS)

CPT

80202-LAB-VANCOMYCIN LEVEL

CDM Code

4056536

Epic Test ID

1230101444

LOINC

Vancomycin Lvl: 20578-1

Beaker LOINC

LIPEMIA INDEX, SERUM: N/A
VANCOMYCIN LEVEL: 20578-1

Reviewed Date

3/5/2020

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: VANCOMYCIN,TROUGH
Beaker Display Name: Vancomycin Trough Blood Level
BEAKER TEST NAME: VANCOMYCIN, TROUGH
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Vancomycin, Trough

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: RED TOP TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BL CHEMISTRY: RED TOP TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BR CHEMISTRY: RED TOP TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
GM CHEMISTRY: RED TOP TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
LH CHEMISTRY: RED TOP TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
PH CHEMISTRY: RED TOP TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
RC CHEMISTRY: RED TOP TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
UN CHEMISTRY: RED TOP TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
ZH CHEMISTRY: RED TOP TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated