89660:ACYCLOVIR

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89660:ACYCLOVIR
Alias Names: Zovirax°
Methodology: High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Edit Date: 1/1/1900
Performed: Thursday
Released: 3 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83789-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube. Also acceptable: Plasma or urine. Do not use a serum separator tube (SST) or a plasma separator tube (PST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic vial.
Stability: 30 days ambient, 30 days refrigerated, or 30 days frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum, plasma, or urine.
Minimum Volume: 1 mL serum, plasma, or urine.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Recommended for therapeutic drug monitoring.
Rejection Criteria: Use of SST or PST.