Test Name: Posaconazole
Health Link Test Code: HCPOSA
LIS Test Code: POSA
CPT Code(s): 80299
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Days Performed: Daily, dayshift.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 day.
Collection Container: Red top
Trough specimen collected just prior to next dose is preferred.
Collection Volume: 2 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 1 mL
Sample Analyzed: Serum
Testing Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.3 mL
Centrifuge. Transfer cell-free serum to plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Transport specimen to laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.
Specimens collected in red cap with yellow ring (SST) tubes are not acceptable.
Generally effective therapeutic concentration: 1.0 - 6.0 mcg/mL
Interpretation Type: Interpretive Guidelines
Effective Date of Reference Range: Mon, 05 Jan 2015 07:00:00 CST
Result of "BELOW DETECTION" indicates that the result is below the method detection limit of 0.1 mcg/mL.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by the UWHC Clinical Laboratories. This test meets the standards for clinical testing. This test should not be regarded as investigational or for research use. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.