Linezolid Drug Level
Label Mnemonic: LINE
Epic Lab Code: LAB3507
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Specimen Instructions:
Samples must be received Monday through Thursday.
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
2 mL serum in a red-top tube
Rejection Criteria:
Severe hemolysis, thawed samples for greater than 24 hours,
Delivery Instructions:
Submit specimen to laboratory as soon as possible after collection.
Turn Around Time:
Within 2-7 days upon receipt at reference laboratory.
Reference Range:
By report
Comments:
Recommended times of collection: 2 hours (peak) and 6 hours (trough) after dosage.

Please print, complete, and submit the Pharmacokinetics Laboratory Requisition from the National Jewish Health Laboratory with the specimen and A-1a Miscellaneous Request, following referral laboratory instructions.
Methodology:
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
CPT Code:
82542