Laboratory Test DirectoryShare
|Methodology:||Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry|
|Performed:||Tue, Thu, Sat|
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) - 1 ml serum or plasma.
Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature . Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer serum or plasma to a Standard Transport Tube.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Frozen.
Unacceptable Conditions: Serum separator tubes. Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 6 months
|Test Panel Components||Itraconazole, Quantitative by LC-MS/MS; Hydroxyitraconazole, Quantitative|