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Laboratory Medicine

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Cyclosporine, 2Hr Peak

Test Name

Cyclosporine, 2Hr Peak

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 blood sample in lavender top (EDTA) at peak 2 hours after completion of administration of drug. Provide 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°C-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

300-1100 ug/L Peak

Test Code



Either LCMS/MS or Competitive Binding Immunoenzymatic Assay

Testing Location


Other Information

Last Updated: September 30, 2019