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Test Code VANCP VANCOMYCIN, PEAK, SERUM

Performing Laboratory

NorDx Laboratories

Useful For

Monitoring adequacy of drug concentration during vancomycin therapy

Method Name

Spectrophotometry (SP)

Reference Values

Therapeutic concentration (Peak):
25.0-40.0 ug/mL

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

1 Day

Available Stat

Specimen Type

Serum

Preferred Container

Red Top Tube

Preferred Volume

Serum: 1 mL (Red Top Tube)

Minimum Volume

Serum: 0.5 mL (Red Top Tube)

Specimen Collection and Handling

1. Draw blood 60 minutes after then end of an intravenous infusion.

2. Spin specimen, separate from clot and send frozen.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type: Serum

Frozen: 1 Year

Refrigerated: 14 Days

Must be spun/separated within: 2 Hours

Note: Freeze at -20 C for long term storage

Add On Capable

Yes

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

80202 Drug Screen Quantitative Vancomycin

LOINC Code Information

4090-7

Keywords

TDM

THERAPEUTIC DRUG MONITORING

Performing Laboratory Location

NorDx Laboratories