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REF MISC

5-Flucytosine

Performing Lab:
Referral Laboratory
Container Type:
Red top tube - serum gel tube is acceptable
Specimen Type:

Serum

Preferred Volume:
0.5 mL
Minimum Volume:
0.3 mL
Collection Procedure:

1.  Draw 30 min. after the IV dose is completed or 1 - 2 hours after the oral dose.
2.  Trough specimens should be drawn immediately prior to the next scheduled dose.

Specimen Processing:

SPIN THE TUBE WITHIN 2 HOURS OF COLLECTION.

Store and Transport:
Frozen
Stability:

Frozen - 28 days
Refrigerated - 28 days
Room temperature - 28 hours

CPT Codes:

80299

Method:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

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