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Test ID FGENT Gentamicin in Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)

Method Name

Immunoassay (IA)

Reporting Name

Gentamicin, CSF

Specimen Type

CSF


Specimen Required


Submit 1 mL of spinal fluid (CSF). Send refrigerate in a plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Reference Range:          Not Established

 

Units:    ug/mL

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

CPT Code Information

80170

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FGENT Gentamicin, CSF 13561-6

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z3321 Gentamicin 13561-6

NY State Approved

Yes