Abbrev Code:FLUCON   
Order Code:LAB5990Order Name:Fluconazole
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 80299 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 1 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Samples are stable refrigerated or frozen. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Drug Analysis  (UMMC East)


Critical Range:Greater than 100.0 ug/mL
Reference Range:5.0-20.0 ug/mL. Trough level (collected immediately prior to next dose) is recommended.
Use:Monitor therapeutic drug level of fluconazole; evaluate fluconazole toxicity.

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