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Antibiotic Assays

Microbiology


Specimen

Blood

Specimen container

Gold Top Clotted (5ml)

Special Instructions

Full List of Antibiotic Assays

Please send serum unless otherwise specified, and state DOSE, TIME OF LAST DOSE, and TIME SAMPLE TAKEN

For interpretation of levels, please refer to Antimicrobial App or contact us to discuss

Processing Time

  • Gentamicin, Tobramycin and Vancomycin 24 hours
  • All other antibiotics 7-10 days

(Key words: Amikacin, Netilmicin, Itraconazole, Voriconazole, Posaconazole, Teicoplanin, Acyclovir, Ciprofloxacin, Colistin, Cycloserine, Daptomycin, Ethambutol, Flucloxacillin, Fluctosine, Ganciclovir, Isoniazid, Linezolid, Penicillin, Rifampicin, Streptomycin, Co-trimoxazole, Cotrimoxazole, Sulphamethoxazole, Trimethoprim)

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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