Amikacin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic used in the treatment of gram-negative bacillary infections. Amikacin is potentially nephrotoxic and ototoxic and serial monitoring of serum levels provides information to maintain safe and therapeutic levels.
Collect as a trough just prior to next dose
1 mL (0.2 mL minimum) serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)
Reported (Analytical Time)
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