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4703T: Vancomycin Trough Print View
Vancomycin Trough IA  10 - 20  mg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum Trough 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Heparinized Trough 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Plasma EDTA Trough 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  

Vancomycin is an antibiotic used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections, especially methicillin-resistant staphylococci. Vancomycin is also used in treatment for penicillin-allergic patients who cannot receive or have failed to respond to other drugs, including the penicillins and/or cephalosporins, and for other infections caused by vancomycin-susceptible organisms.

Collect trough just prior to next dose. Transport room temperature.
Please label the tubes as Trough.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
80202

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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