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Ethambutol

Important Note

Must be processed and frozen within 60 minutes of collection.

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Dark Green/Sodium Heparin

Preferred Vol: 4 mL

Minimum Vol: 1 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Severe hemolysis, thawed samples for greater than 24 hours

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -70 C (-20 minimum)

Storage Location: CPA -70 freezer, Send Outs rack

 

Off-site collection: Centrifuge, aliquot, and freeze sample within 60 minutes of collection. Send frozen sample to Seattle Children's Main Lab.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp N
  Refrigerated N
  Frozen 1 y

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
  M - F 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

National Jewish Health

Advanced Diagnostic Lab

Pharmocokinetics Lab

1400 Jackson St.

Denver, CO 80206

 

Phone Number: (800) 550-6227

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Methodology

Method: GC/MS

Analytical Volume: 0.5 mL

Limitations:

CPT Codes

80299

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name Ethambutol, Level
Reference Test Code EMBH
Instructions Ship samples Monday through Thursday. Do not ship on Friday or Saturday.