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Gentamicin, Peak Level
0090305
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
GENTP
Methodology
Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Draw 30 minutes following completion of infusion. 
Collect
Plain red. Also acceptable: Heparinized plasma. 
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely. Separate serum or plasma from cells. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. If transport is prolonged: Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. Plasma collected in the presence of citrate or oxalate/fluoride or EDTA. Hemolyzed specimens. Frozen samples. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 weeks (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 
Reference Interval
Optimal: 5.0-10.0 µg/mL
Toxic: > 12.0 µg/mL
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0090305Gentamicin Peak3663-2
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Aliases
  • Garamycin
  • Garamycin Peak Level
  • Gentamicin Antibiotic Assay
  • Gentamicin Peak Level