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Vancomycin, Trough

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Test Description
Vancomycin, Trough
Synonym(s)
Vancocin, Vancor
Test ID
VANCOT
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Li‑heparin, K2‑EDTA and K3‑EDTA plasma
Specimen Requirements
Aliquot Tube
Red Top
Stability
48 hours at 20‑25 °C
14 days at 2‑8 °C
12 months at ‑20 °C (± 5 °C)
Methodology
Enzyme immunoassay
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
80202
Additional Information
Drawn immediately before next dose. Typically within 30 minutes.
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
Uncomplicated MRSA:
10-15 ug/mL

Sustained or invasive MRSA:
15-20 ug/mL
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
4092-3