Everolimus, LC/MS/MS, Blood : 18883

Test Code
EVEROQ or 18883

CPT Codes
80169

Instructions
Trough specimens should be drawn just prior to a.m. dose.

Lavender (EDTA).

Transport Container
Transport 2 mL whole blood. (Min: 1 mL).

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Clotted Specimen. Gel barrier tubes.

Methodology
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Setup Schedule
Monday - Saturday

Report Available
1-2 days (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Reference Range
Trough 3.0-8.0 ng/mL for Transplantation
Trough 5.0-10.0 ng/mL for Oncology/Neurology
Symptoms of toxicity are more likely to occur at trough levels exceeding 12.0 ng/mL

Note: Therapeutic range applies to trough specimens drawn just prior to a.m. dose.



Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics



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