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Test ID GANC Ganciclovir, Serum

Useful For

Monitoring patients on ganciclovir

Method Name

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Reporting Name

Ganciclovir, S

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: 

1. Serum for a peak level should be drawn 30 to 60 minutes after dosing. Serum for a trough level should be drawn no more than 30 minutes before the next dose.

2. Spin down within 2 hours of draw.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Frozen (preferred) 28 days
  Refrigerated  14 days
  Ambient  7 days

Reference Values

Trough: 1.0-3.0 mcg/mL

Peak: 3.0-12.5 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Thursday; 11 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

80299

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
GANC Ganciclovir, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80140 Ganciclovir, S 15367-6

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.