Laboratory Services

Gentamicin, Trough

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Gentamicin, Trough
Synonym(s)
Garamycin®, Gentak®
Test ID
GENTT
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Na-heparin, Li‑heparin, NA-EDTA
Specimen Requirements
Red Top
Aliquot Tube
Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions
Red Top - Transfer separated serum or plasma to an aliquot tube
Stability
7 days capped at 2‑8 °C
4 weeks capped at −20 °C
Methodology
Homogeneous enzyme immunoassay
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
80170
Additional Information
Drawn immediately before the next dose. Typically within 30 minutes.
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
1.0-2.0 ug/mL
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
3665-7