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5-Flucytosine

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Mayo

 

Test ID: 

LAB2364

 

Methodology: 

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Schedule: 

Mon - Friday

Reported: 

14 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Serum for a peak level should be drawn 1 to 2 hours after oral dose, 30 minutes after intravenous infusion. Trough specimens should be drawn immediately prior to next scheduled dose. Spin specimen down within 2 hours of draw.
Stability: Frozen: 14 days

 

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Specimen/82741

CPT Code(s): 

80299

Last Changed: 

9/6/2017 10:03:30 PM

Last Reviewed: 

9/6/2017 10:03:43 PM