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Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1721             Geisinger Epic ID: 17702

Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL grey-top (Na fluoride/K oxalate) tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum or plasma; minimum 0.2 mL.
Special notes:
Do not collect in serum separator tube (SST) or heparin tubes. Collect Peak at end of 60-minute IV infusion or 30 minutes after end of 30-minute IV infusion or 60 minutes after IM dose. Do not collect in serum separator tube (SST).

Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge serum or plasma 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature (preferred) or refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 7 days.
Rejection criteria:
Serum separator tubes not acceptable. Stability limits exceeded. Heparinized plasma not acceptable.

Reference interval:
Peak 20.0-30.0 mg/L.
CPT code(s):
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Amikacin, peak.
AMIP, Amikin, peak
Quest test code 8584

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday- Saturday morning    
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