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Test Code GANC Ganciclovir, Serum

Reporting Name

Ganciclovir, S

Useful For

Monitoring patients on ganciclovir

Method Name

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: 

1. Serum for a peak level should be drawn 30 to 60 minutes after dosing. Serum for a trough level should be drawn no more than 30 minutes before the next dose.

2. Spin down within 2 hours of draw.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Frozen (preferred) 28 days
  Refrigerated  14 days
  Ambient  7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild reject; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

Serum gel tube

Reference Values

Trough: 1.0-3.0 mcg/mL

Peak: 3.0-12.5 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Thursday; 11 a.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

80299

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
GANC Ganciclovir, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80140 Ganciclovir, S 15367-6