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Test Code CSF VANC CSF Vancomycin

Clinical System Name

CSF Vancomycin

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Cerebral Spinal Fluid

Container(s): CSF Tube

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.2 mL

 

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Age of specimen

Spin: Y

Aliquot:  Y

Temp: 2-8oC

Storage location:  Core 5 Chemistry Refrigerator

 

Off-site collection:  Spin CSF, freeze supernatant.

 

 

Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF RT

2 H

CSF 2-8oC

 3 D

CSF -20oC or -70oC

14 D

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
 Y 24/7 1 H

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

 

Department

Department:  Core Chemistry

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

Reference Range

No reference ranges established.
 

Methodology

Method:  Two Point Rate method by Vitros 4600

Analytical Volume:  0.06 mL + 0.03 mL dead space

CPT Codes

80170