Item Value
Test name Amikacin
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Test run daily. Turnaround time: 1-2 days.
Performed by UC Irvine
Normal range
Peak 20.0 - 30.0 µg/mL
Trough < 8.0 µg/mL
Container type Red top (Gold top NOT acceptable)
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Collection Instructions Time to Steady State: 2-3 doses (1 dose for ICN extended interval dosing)

Trough samples should be collected 30 minutes before 3rd or 4th dose. Document exact time of collection in Apex, on requisition AND sample label.

Draw peak sample for peak 30 min. after end of infusion or 60 minutes after IM dose.
Sample type Serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667