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Test Code SQ GENTRA, EPIC LAB27 Gentamicin, Random, Plasma or Serum

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Performing Laboratory

Meriter Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Preferred

Specimen Type: Plasma

Container/Tube: Light-green top (lithium heparin gel)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Avoid hemolysis and lipemia.

2. Label specimen as plasma.

 

Alternate

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Avoid hemolysis and lipemia.

2. Label specimen as serum.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated <48 hours/Frozen OK

Reference Values

No established therapeutic values

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Specimen Requirements Additional Information

Specimen Stability:

Plasma or serum (separated from cells) is stable refrigerated (2o-8o C) for 7 days when capped and frozen (-20o C) for 1 month.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

80170