Amikacin Level Peak

Test Code

CPT Codes

Includes Peak level only.

Preferred Specimen
Plasma from Dark Green Lithium Heparin tube.

Minimum Volume
3 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Light Green Lithium Heparin tube.

Collect peak at end of 60 minute IV infusion or 30 minutes after end of 30 minute IV infusion or 60 minutes after IM dose.

Transport Container
Dark Green Lithium Heparin tube.

Transport Temperature

Specimen Stability
8 hours capped at 15-25 C.
48 hours capped at 2-8 C.
4 weeks capped at -20 C.


Setup Schedule

Report Available
Same day.

Reference Range
20.0 ug/mL - 25.0 ug/mL.

Performing Laboratory
Marietta Memorial Hospital main laboratory.

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.