TOBRAMYCIN LEVEL (TML)
: TML, Nebcin, Tobrex
: Infant Peak: 2-4 mg/Kg = 5-10 mcg/mL - 5-7 mg/Kg = >15mcg/mL Peak Adult: 5-10 mcg/mL , Trough Infant/Ped's: <2 , Trough Adult: <0.5 , Toxic Trough Ped's: Q24>1 - Q8/Q12 >2 , Toxic Trough Infant: Q24 >2 - Q8/Q12 >2 , Toxic Trough Adult: Q24 > 0.5 - Q8/Q12 >2
: Dark green top (Sodium Heparin) tube - 6.0 mL
: 2 dark green microtainers
: 1 mL plasma
: 0.4 mL plasma
: Refrigerated if not delivered to the lab immediately
: Refrigerated: 2 days, frozen at -20 C for longer storage
Reasons for Rejection
: Hemolysis, low volume
: Stat: 1 hour, routine: 2 hours
: Peak serum levels generally - draw 30 minutes after 30 min IV. Submit date/time IV start, date/time IV stop, peak collection time, dosage amount/interval. Trough serum levels generally - draw 30 minutes before next dose, following third dose. Provide date/time last dose charted, collection date/time, dosage amount/interval. Indicate if peak or trough specimen.
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