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Sulfamethoxazole

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code SULF
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Spectrophotometry
Collection Instructions Indicate time of draw on requisition.
Container type Red top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.5 mL serum
Processing notes Refrigerate serum. Order Quest # 94377.


Note: if request is for a different sulfonamide order as MOLT.
Units mg/L
Normal range
Therapeutic 50-150 mg/L
Toxic > 400 mg/L
Synonyms Bactrim; ; Trimeth sulfa; Trimethoprim & Sulfa
Turn around times Test performed Tuesday. Turnaround time: 2-9 days.
Additional information Sulfamethoxazole is the sulfonamide in Bactrim or Septra.
LOINC code 10342-4
Last Updated 10/2/2010 11:52:37 AM
Entry Number 879

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