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Test of the Day: Amikacin

Category

Drug Testing and Therapeutic Drug Assays

Test Type

Individual Test

Synonyms

Amikin

Description

Amikacin is a type of antibiotic. Test specimens are frequently collected at peak and trough periods, which is shortly after administration of amikacin and again just before the next administration when serum concentration is at its lowest. This is an effective approach to determine a therapeutic level of drug. Method is radioimmunoassay (RIA) or high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC).

Prerequisites for tests

 
Test specimens are frequently collected at peak and trough periods; which is shortly after administration of amikacin and again just before the next administration when serum concentration is at its lowest.

SAMPLE COLLECTION

Specimen Type

  
1 0.2 mL aliquot of serum or plasma

Sample Management

  
1 1. Avoid Specimens collected in citrate; EDTA; or oxalate/fluoride anticoagulants.  

Special Preprations

  
1 No Special Preprations 

Precautions

  
1 No Special Precautions 
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