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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Voriconazole (Triazole Antifungal, Anti-fungal, Vfend, Invasive aspergillosis, Candidiasis, Candidemia, Anti-Mycotic, Antimycotic)

Test Name

Voriconazole (Triazole Antifungal, Anti-fungal, Vfend, Invasive aspergillosis, Candidiasis, Candidemia, Anti-Mycotic, Antimycotic)

Green Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Plasma (Li Heparin)

Minimum Volume = 1mL Plasma

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

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in a lithium heparin (green top) tube. Other specimen types of plasma or serum are not acceptable. Ensure both samples and requisitions are lebeled properly.

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

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Separate plasma as soon as possible. Store and send frozen.

Transportation: Transport at room temperature ASAP. Place on ice if time of collection to time sample get to lab exceeds 2hrs

Sample Rejection Criteria: Serum, unlabelled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

2 days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Therapeutic: 1.0 - 5.0 mg/L

Toxic: > 6.0 (Trough) mg/L

Test Code

VORIC

Methodology

LC-MS/MS

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019