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Test Code TOBRA Tobramycin - CSF

Important Note

Order as a "Miscellaneous" test

Clinical System Name

Tobramycin Random

Sample Requirements

Specimen:  Cerebral Spinal Fluid

Container(s):  CSF Tube

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol:  0.3 mL

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:  Insufficient quantity

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2-8oC

Storage location:  CPA 1 Refrigerator - Send out rack

 

Off-site Instruction: Spin and send aliquot refrigerated.

Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF RT

2 H

CSF Refrigerated

24 H

CSF Frozen

14 D

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Y 24/7 Daily, results same day

 

Performing Laboratory

 Chemistry, Harborview (CHH)  

Department

Department:  HMC: Stat Toxicology

Phone Number: (206) 744-2614

 

 

Reference Range

No reference ranges established.

Methodology

Method:  EMIT

Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL CSF supernatant

Analytical Volume: 0.3 mL CSF supernatant

 

Notes: Footnote results with the comment that the specimen is CSF.

CPT Codes

80200