Abbrev Code:PSCON   
Order Code:LAB5994Order Name:Posaconazole Level
Methodology:High performance liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 80187 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed Tuesday and Thursday; results are reported the same day. The cutoff time for same day reporting is 9:30 am on Tuesday, and 11:00 am on Thursday.
Special Instructions:Trough level monitoring is recommended.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Alternate Containers: 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 ASAP 1 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Samples are stable refrigerated or frozen. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:Samples are stable refrigerated or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab UM Special Drug/BGEN (Azole Z) 


Critical Range:10.0 ug/mL or greater
Reference Range:0.7-5.0 ug/mL
Use:Monitor therapeutic drug level of posaconazole; evaluate a posaconazole toxicity.

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