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Test Code VANCR Vancomycin, Random

Additional Codes

Epic: LAB40

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Serum

Collection Container/Type

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: 

  1. Centrifuge and separate cells after clot formation and within 4 hours of collection. 

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 3 days

Refrigerated: 8 days

Frozen: 3 months

Reference Range

No range established for random collected specimens.

Rejection Due To

Unlabeled, mislabeled, wrong tube type, hemolyzed, QNS, exceeds specimen stability requirements.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Daily

Report Available

Same day

Method Name

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)