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Test Mnemonic VANPA Vancomycin, Peak, Serum

Useful For

Monitoring peak levels in selected patients receiving vancomycin therapy

Method Name

Immunoassay

Reporting Name

Vancomycin, Peak, S

Specimen Type

Serum Red


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Red top
Specimen Volume:
0.5 mL
Collection Instructions:
1. Serum for a peak level should be drawn 1 hour after completion of dose.
2. Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Ambient  14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Therapeutic: 25.0-50.0 mcg/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

80202

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
VANPA Vancomycin, Peak, S 4090-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
VANPA Vancomycin, Peak, S 4090-7