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Test Code BLOD0681 Tacrolimus

AKA

Tacro
Prograf
FK506

Container Type

EDTA

Specimen Type/Requirements

EDTA Whole Blood

Specimen Volume

2.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: NA
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: greater than 7 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes – if moderate
Lipemia: Yes – if gross

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

One-Step Immunoassay

CPT

80197

Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls

Additional Information

Preferred collection time is 30 minutes prior to next dose (trough level).

 

The therapeutic range applies to trough samples.