Test Catalog

Test

Code
L213
Name
VORICONAZOLE QUANTITATION BY LC-MS/MS
Description

Test Contains (LOINC)
Voriconazole Quantitation by LC-MS/MS (38370-3)
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Sample Type
Serum or Plasma
Preferred Container
Plain (Red Top) Tube
Alternate Container
EDTA (Lavender Top) Tube, Sodium Heparin (Green Top) Tube or Lithium Heparin (Green Top) Tube
Sample Volume
1.0 mL
Minimal Sample Volume
0.6 mL
Handling Instructions
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to a Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.6 mL)
Client Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Specimen Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 6 months
Unsuitable Specimen
Separator tubes. Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
TESTING
Frequency
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Expected Turn Around
2 – 7 Days
Responsible Dept
Reference Lab
Referral Lab
ARUP
Referral Lab Code
2001737
CPT
80285
Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Notes
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. Timing of specimen collection: Pre-dose (trough) draw – At steady state concentration.