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Test Name:Posaconazole, serum or plasma
Test Number:994
Collect:1.0 mL serum - red
Minimum Volume:0.5 mL
Alternate Collect:1.0 mL EDTA plasma - lavender
Container:LabCorp 12mL plastic transport tube labelled as serum or EDTA plasma
Processing:Spin and separate
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated (preferred) - 14 days
Ambient - 14 days
Frozen - 14 days
Alternate Names:Noxafil

Performing Lab:LabCorp Burlington (700265); R-NX
Days Set Up:Mo - Fr
Expected TAT:2 - 7 days
Ref. Ranges:An interpretive report will be provided
Processing Details:
Useful for:
Prophylaxis of invasive Aspergillus and Candida infections in severely immunocompromized patients and treatments of oropharyngeal candidiasis.

Do not use a gel barrier tube. The use of gel-barrier tubes is not recommended due to slow absorption of the drug by the gel. Depending upon the specimen volume and storage times, the decrease in drug level due to absorption may be cinically significant.
Method:Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)
CPT Codes:80299
Date Created:05/24/2019
Revised Date:05/24/2019