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Test Name:Gentamicin  
Epic Order Code:Peak:LAB28 
CPT Code:80170  
Specimen(s) Type:Serum  
Acceptable Container(s):Top is red.
Testing Schedule:24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Turn Around Time:STAT: 1 hour  
 Routine: 2 hours  
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in the lab within 24 hours.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:Peak: 6.0-10.0 µg/mL
 Trough: 0.5-2.0 µg/mL
 Critical, Peak & Random: >12.0 µg/mL
 Critical, Trough: >2.1 µg/mL
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