Ordering Recommendation

Optimize drug therapy and monitor patient adherence.

Mnemonic
TOBRAP
Methodology

Immunoassay

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation

Draw 30 minutes following completion of infusion.

Collect

Plain red. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin).

Specimen Preparation

Separate serum or plasma from cells. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. If transport is prolonged: Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens collected in citrate or oxalate/fluoride anticoagulants, or separator tubes. Hemolyzed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 weeks

Reference Interval

Optimal: 5.0-10.0 µg/mL
Toxic: 12.1 µg/mL or greater

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80200

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0090315 Tobramycin Peak 4057-6
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Aliases
  • Nebcin
Tobramycin, Peak Level