Sunquest Code:VCON  
Epic Code:LAB5992Epic Name:Voriconazole Level
Methodology:Liquid chromatography-Tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Turnaround Time:Performed Tuesday and Thursday; results are reported the same day. The cutoff time for same day reporting is 9:30 am.
Special Instructions:Trough level monitoring is recommended.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Collected in a gel tube.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:Samples are stable refrigerated or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Drug Analysis  (UMMC-East Bank)


Critical Range:Greater than 6.0 ug/mL
Reference Range:

1.0-5.5 µg/mL. Trough level (collected immediately prior to next dose) is recommended.


Use:Monitor therapeutic drug level of voriconazole; evaluate voriconazole toxicity.

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