Ordering Recommendation

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Mnemonic
FLUCON
Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Tue, Thu, Sat

Reported

1-6 days

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

Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw - At steady state concentration.

Collect

Plain Red, Lavender (EDTA), or Green (Sodium or Lithium Heparin).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.6 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval

Effective August 15, 2011

Therapeutic Range: 5.0-20.0 µg/mL

Interpretive Data

Adverse effects may include headache, nausea and abdominal pain.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80299

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0097621 Fluconazole, Quantitative by LC-MS/MS 10987-6
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Aliases
  • Diflucan
Fluconazole, Quantitative by LC-MS/MS