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4701P: Gentamicin Peak Print View
Gentamicin Peak IA  5 - 10  mg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum Peak 1 (0.2) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Heparinized Peak 1 (0.2) mL   Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Plasma EDTA 1 (0.2) mL   Room Temperature - 5 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  

Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic used in the treatment of gram-positive and gram-negative bacterial infections, especially Pseudomonas, Proteus, Klebsiella and Staphylococcus. Gentamicin is potentially nephrotoxic and ototoxic. Serial monitoring of peak and trough serum levels may provide the clinician with information to maintain safe and therapeutic levels.

Collect peak at the end of the 60 minute IV infusion, 30 minutes
after the end of a 30 minute IV infusion or 60 minute after the IM
dose. Serum separator tubes are not acceptable. Transport room
temperature. Please label the tube as Peak.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
80170

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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