TOBY 12H, TOBY TR, TOBY PK
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum or Plasma, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), 7.0 mL red, 3.0 mL mint green (lithium heparin, PST) or 4.0 mL lavender (EDTA) top tube
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: SST - 30 minutes and red top tubes - 60 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP. Specify date and time of last dose on the order or requisition.
0.25 mL Serum/Plasma (0.60 mL minimum draw whole blood)
Grossly hemolyzed specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Room Temperature (18-26°C): 4 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 7 days; Frozen (≤ -20°C): 2 weeks
Concentrations of β-lactam antibiotics at therapeutic levels may inactivate tobramycin in vivo and in vitro.
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