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Test Code Clarith Clarithromycin Test

Clinical System Name

Clarithromycin Test

Synonyms

None specified

Description

To copy for new tests

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Red (preferred), Dark Green/Sodium Heparin

Preferred Vol: 4.0 mL

Minimum Vol:  1.0 mL

 

Note: Collect peak level 2-3 hours after the dose.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: severe hemolysis or thawed samples

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp-70 C

Storage location:  Separate serum from cells within 1  hour. Store in CPA (-70) freezer.

 

 Off-site collection: Separate serum from cells within 1 hour.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

24 h

  Refrigerated N
  Frozen

Y

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily, performed M - F 7 - 10 d

 

Performing Laboratory

National Jewish Medical Center

Department

Department:  

National Jewish Medical Center

Complement Laboratory - Room M013
1400 Jackson St
Denver, CO 80206
 

 

Phone Number

(800) 550-6227

 

 

 

Reference Range

 

Interpretive report provided
 

Methodology

Method: HPLC

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

80299

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Instructions

Links to:

Consent Forms

Algorithms

Requisition

Req

Clinical Utility

Clinical Utility

Critical Values

Critical values

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Clarithromycin
Reference Test Number:

CLART

Instructions:

Send out Mon-Thurs on dry ice via overnight courier.