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|Performed by||China Basin Chemistry|
|In House Availability||Daily (day shift)|
|Method||Chemiluinescent Immunoassay - Abbott Architect|
|Collection Instructions||Time to steady state: 3 doses
Collect trough samples no more than 30-60 minutes before AM dose.
Specimens must be received in the laboratory by 1200 (Monday-F) or 1000 (Weekends and holidays) for same day results.
|Container type||Lavender top|
|Amount to Collect||3 mL blood|
|Sample type||EDTA whole blood|
|Preferred volume||3 mL blood|
|Min. Volume||0.3 mL blood
This volume does not allow for repeat testing if needed.
|UCSF Rejection Criteria||Samples collected outside of stated time frames|
|Synonyms||Prograf; FK 506; FK506; Hecoria|
|Stability||Refrigerated 1 week.|
|Turn around times||For samples received by 1200 (Monday-Friday) and 1000 (weekends and holidays) the results will be available by 1600. Results for samples that miss the cut-off times will be available the following day.|
|Additional information||Click here for A guide on Drug Level Monitoring|
|Last Updated||7/17/2013 11:37:36 AM|
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