Tobramycin


Test Information

Test Name

Tobramycin

Department

Biochemistry

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLBOP; Referral


Processing Information

Registration Code

TOB

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Tauranga

Process inhouse Biochemistry

- Whakatane

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

- Rotorua

Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Taupo

Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Alternative Specimen

Heparin; Plain tube


Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Notes

The preferred sample is one collected between 8 and 12 hr post dose (random). Trough levels (within 1 hr before the next dose) or peak levels (1 hr post end of infusion) may be collected at times. Please state whether the sample is pre or post dose.

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