Abbrev Code:GANC   
Order Code:LAB3493Order Name:Gancyclovir HPLC
Synonyms:Cytovene; Valcyte; Valganciclovir
Methodology:High performance liquid chromatography
CPT Codes: 80375 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 8-12 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Causes for Rejection:Gel tube is not acceptable.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:30 days at room temperature or refrigerated (preferred); 4 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo)
Referral Lab number:FGANP


Reference Range:0.2 ncg/mL
The reported value may vary based on dilution or weight of the specimen.

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