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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Cyclosporine, Random

Test Name

Cyclosporine, Random

Lavender Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Lavender (EDTA)

Minimum Volume = 2ml Whole Blood

Tube should be fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in lavender top (EDTA). Whole blood is preferred. Include time of dose and time of collection.

Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Stability: Stable for up to 5 days at 15-25◦C or 7 days at 2-8°C or frozen at -20°C or lower for up to 6 months.

Transportation: Transport at room temperature ASAP.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Specimens must be mixed thoroughly after thawing and before testing to ensure consistency of results

Sample Rejection Criteria: Serum, plasma or clotted specimens unacceptable. Specimens left at room temperature for >24h.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

1 Day

Test Utilization

Reference Value

See Report

Test Code

CYSPR

Methodology

Either LCMS/MS or Competitive Binding Immunoenzymatic Assay

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information

Last Updated: September 30, 2019