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4702T: Tobramycin Trough Print View
Tobramycin Trough IA  1 - 2  mg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum Trough 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma EDTA Trough 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
  Plasma Heparinized Trough 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  

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

Collect trough just before next dose. Serum separator tubes are not
acceptable. Moderate to grossly lipemic specimens will be rejected.
Transport room temperature. Please label the tubes as Trough.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
80200

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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