Flucytosine


Test Information

Test Name

Flucytosine

Synonyms

5-Flucytosine; Alcobon; Fluorocytosine

Preferred Specimen

Plain tube (red top)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

3 days


Processing Information

Registration Code

FCTN

Notes

  • DO NOT use gel tubes for this analysis

Alternative Specimen

Heparin (non-gel)


Methodology

Minimum Volume

1mL Plamsa or serum

Sample Storage

ambient

Interpretations

View Interpretations

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via Waikato Hospital Laboratory)

External Lab Website