Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
DOXY
Methodology

Quantitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-8 days

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

Plain red.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Specimens collected just before or within 15 minutes of the next dose represent the trough levels. Specimens obtained within 15-30 minutes after the end of I.V. infusion or 45-60 minutes after an IM injection or 90 minutes after oral intake represent the PEAK level.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80299

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0093142 Antimicrobial Level - Doxycycline, Serum 10986-8
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Aliases
  • Doxycycline
Antimicrobial Level - Doxycycline, Serum

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