Gentamicin Peak

Test Code

Alias/See Also

Preferred Specimen

Minimum Volume

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube or a serum gel tube. Spin down within 2 hours of draw as prolonged contact with separator gel may affect results, and send 1 mL of serum in a polypropylene (not glass) vial.|Serum for a peak level should be drawn 30 minutes after completion of infusion of an intravenous dose or 60 minutes after an intramuscular or oral dose of gentamicin.|

Transport Container

Transport Temperature
Room Temperature

Setup Schedule
Monday through Sunday

Reference Range
Both Genders, Age Range 0-150 Years, Normal 4.0-8.0ug/mL

Performed By

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.