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Test ID FGENT Gentamicin in Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)

Method Name

Immunoassay (IA)

Reporting Name

Gentamicin, CSF

Specimen Type


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) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

CPT Code Information


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

Report Available

1 to 5 days

NY State Approved