Streptomycin
Label Mnemonic: STREP
Epic Lab Code: LAB4097
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
2 mL serum from 8-10 mL whole blood 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:
2-7 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
By report
Comments:
Peak sample is drawn 2 hours after dose.
Trough sample is drawn 6 hours after dose.

Please print, complete, and submit the Pharmacokinetics Laboratory Requisition from the National Jewish Health Laboratory with the specimen and A-1a Miscellaneous Request.

NOTE: Reference Laboratory must know if the patient is receiving ampicillin.
Methodology:
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
CPT Code:
82542