Amikacin level


Test Information

Test Name

Amikacin level

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

2 days


Processing Information

Registration Code

AMIK

Notes

  • Samples are usually collected in pairs as Trough level (within 1 hr before the next dose) and Peak level (1 hr post end of infusion).

  • If once daily dosing is used, a single sample may be collected between 8 and 12 hr post dose (random). Samples will be registered as “pre dose (trough)” or “post dose (random)”.

  • Please state whether the sample is pre or post dose.

Alternative Specimen

Heparin


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

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