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 peak at end of a 60 minute IV infusion, or 30 minutes
after end of 30 minute infusion, or 60 minutes after IM dose.
1 mL (0.2 mL minimum) serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)
Reported (Analytical Time)
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