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Epic Code LAB8760 Tacrolimus Blood Level

Important Note

Monday - Friday: Specimens received in the Toxicology Laboratory by 13:30 will be reported by 15:00. Specimens received after 13:30 will be resulted the next day.

Saturday - Sunday: Specimens received in the Toxicology Laboratory by 10:00 will be reported by 13:00. Specimens received after 10:00 will be resulted the next day.

Test Name Alias

Prograf | FK506 | 8059

Interface Order Alias

10256

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): Lavender top (EDTA)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 3.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable?  Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.

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

Processed Specimen: Whole Blood

Centrifuge/Spin: No

Aliquot: No

 

Transport Temperature: Ambient

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 14 days

Refrigerate: 14 days

Frozen: 14 days

Laboratory Retention: 7 days

Test Frequency

Available daily, test performed during first shift only, usual TAT 1-2 days.

 

Monday - Friday: Specimens received in the Toxicology Laboratory by 13:30 will be reported by 15:00. Specimens received after 13:30 will be resulted the next day.

Saturday - Sunday: Specimens received in the Toxicology Laboratory by 10:00 will be reported by 13:00. Specimens received after 10:00 will be resulted the next day.

Reference Range

5.0 – 15.0 ng/mL (Trough).

Therapeutic levels depend on clinical application.

Performing Department

TOXICOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry

 

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Spectrum Health Toxicology Laboratory. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. The laboratory is regulated under CLIA as qualified to perform high-complexity testing. This test is used for clinical purposes. It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.

 

 

CPT

80197

CDM Code

4058059

Epic Test ID

1230101199

LOINC

Tacrolimus Lvl: 11253-2

Beaker LOINC

TACROLIMUS LEVEL: 11253-2

Mayo Access Code

SHO385

Reviewed Date

12/6/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: TACROLIMUS LEVEL
Beaker Display Name: Tacrolimus Blood Level
BEAKER TEST NAME: TACROLIMUS
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Tacrolimus

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: Deliver to lab by1300

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW TOXICOLOGY: 3 ML LAVENDER TOP TUBE A (Preferred)-Ambient