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4902: Tobramycin Print View
Tobramycin IA    mg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma EDTA 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
  Plasma Heparinized 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 as a trough just before next dose. Collect peak 30 minutes
after end of IV infusion of 60-90 minutes after IM dose. Serum
separator tubes are not acceptable. Moderate to grossly lipemic
specimens will be rejected. Transport at room temperature.
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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