Ordering Recommendation

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Mnemonic
ITRACONAZ
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

Serum separator tubes. Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

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

Reference Interval

Effective August 15, 2011

Therapeutic Ranges
Itraconazole (trough) - Localized Infection Greater than 0.5 µg/mL
Itraconazole (trough) - Systemic Infection Greater than 1.0 µg/mL
Hydroxyitraconazole No therapeutic range established

Interpretive Data

Itraconazole and hydroxyitraconazole concentrations combined should not exceed 10 µg/mL. Adverse effects may include nausea, vomiting and rash.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80189

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0098517 Itraconazole, Quantitative by LC-MS/MS 10989-2
0098518 Hydroxyitraconazole, Quantitative 18337-6
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Aliases
  • Antifungal Serum Level
  • itranconazole blood level
  • Sporanox
  • sporanox blood concentration
  • Sporanox blood level
Itraconazole, Quantitative by LC-MS/MS