Vancomycin


Test Information

Test Name

Vancomycin

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLBOP; PLR; Referral


Processing Information

Registration Code

VANC

Notes

Refer to individual site notes

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Urgent referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Tauranga

Process inhouse Biochemsitry

- Whakatane

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

- Rotorua

Process inhouse Biochemistry

- Taupo

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

Alternative Specimen

Lithium Heparin; EDTA; Plain tube


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

24 hours

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website