Everolimus


Sunquest Code:EVER  
Epic Code:LAB6301Epic Name:Everolimus
Order Instructions:Do not cancel this test if specimen is frozen. Add "frozen specimen" to the comment section when ordering.
Synonyms:Afinitor; Zortress; Certican
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Code:80169
Turnaround Time:Performed twice weekly; results are reported the same day.
Special Instructions:Collect trough level immediately prior to next dose. Please indicate time of last dose when ordering.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL
Causes for Rejection:Clotted specimen


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process, whole blood. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Drug Analysis  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:3-8 ug/L
Use:Therapeutic drug monitoring.


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