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Test ID VANRA Vancomycin, Random, Serum

Useful For

Monitoring adequacy of drug concentration during vancomycin therapy

 

Whenever a specimen is submitted or collected without collection timing information

Method Name

Immunoassay

Reporting Name

Vancomycin, Random, S

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Advisory Information


In addition to this random assay, both peak level and trough level testing are available.

1. Serum for a peak level should be drawn 1 hour after completion of dose (order VANPA / Vancomycin, Peak, Serum).

2. Serum for a trough level should be drawn no more than 30 minutes prior to next dose (order VANTA / Vancomycin, Trough, Serum).



Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Red top
Submission Container/Tube:
Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions: Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

Vancomycin, Trough

Therapeutic: 10.0-20.0 mcg/mL

Vancomycin, Peak

Therapeutic: 25.0-50.0 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

80202

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
VANRA Vancomycin, Random, S 20578-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
VANRA Vancomycin, Random, S 20578-1