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vancomycin level
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: VNCNN
Specimen Collection: 3 mL blood (red top tube). Must not be drawn through infusion line. 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, freeze. 
Reference Values: Trough monitoring is recommended. Trough: 5 to 15 ug/mL or 5 to 20 ug/mL in meningitis, pneumonia, osteomelitis and endocarditis.  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: ANTIBIO
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hr 
Stat TAT: 60 min 
CPT Code(s): 80202 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 27
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/18/2014
Time: 11:55:51 (24hr)