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Cyclosporine A by Tandem Mass Spectrometry
|Methodology:||Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry|
Patient Preparation: Pre-dose (trough) levels should be drawn.
Collect: Lavender (EDTA) - 1 ml plasma.
Specimen Preparation: Transfer well-mixed whole blood to a plastic vial.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions: Serum or plasma. Specimens left at room temperature for longer than 24 hours. Clotted specimens.
Stability: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month