TOBRAMYCIN
Department: Referred Biochemistry
Alternate Names for Test: AMINOGLYCOSIDES (Tobramycin)
ANTIBIOTIC ASSAYS (Tobramycin)
Specimen Collection Requirements:
Phlebotomist Instructions: Take trough and peak levels.
Trough value:  Take blood just prior to next dose.
Peak value:    Take blood 1-2 hours post dose.

For once-daily dosage a second level should be taken 6-14 hours post dose.
Please state dose and time dose was taken.
Sample Type:

1x Yellow SST (Serum Separator) tube 5.0mL

Alternative Blood Tubes: Green (Lithium Heparin) tube 6.0mL
Additional Information:


Referred Specimens:
Referred to: Capital & Coast DHB Laboratory
Link to Reference Lab Website: http://labtests.ccdhb.org.nz/search.aspx
Pre-Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Ambient

Must be sent same day as collection
Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Ambient
In the Lab:
Lab Test Code: RTOB
Reference Interval & Interpretation: Provided with Reference Laboratory result.
Link to Application and Diagnostic Use Website: http://www.rcpamanual.edu.au/index.php?option=com_pttests&view=tests&Itemid=77
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Jan Tenberge
Department Name: Specimen Reception
Phone: (04) 3815900 ext 717
Fax: (04) 3815948
Email: jtenberge@apath.co.nz

Test Information last updated on 18/02/2013
Website last updated on 25/08/2014 08:09

Click here to go to the home page   Click here to print this page