Methodology: Kinetic interaction of microparticles in solution (KIMS)
1 plain, red-top (no additive) tube (minimum: 1.0 mL of serum)or 1 peach-top microtainer tube (fill tube completely) for pediatric use. Serum for a trough level should be drawn 15 minutes prior to next dose. Serum for a peak level should be drawn 1 hour after a 1-hour infusion. Centrifuge red-top within 30 minutes after draw. Refrigerate specimen after collection.
DO NOT DRAW SPECIMEN THROUGH A CATHETER.
SST tube is not acceptable.
Analytical Time: 1 day
Days Set Up: Monday through Sunday