Test Details

Mnemonic

CYCLO

Ordering Code

1757210

CPT-4 Code(s)

80158

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA
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Specimen Preparation

Send 1.0 mL whole blood refrigerated. CAUTION: The complexity of the clinical state, individual differences in sensitivity to the immunosuppressive and nephrotoxic effects of cyclosporine, the co-administration of other immunosuppressants, the type of transplant and a number of other factors will cause different requirements for optimal whole blood levels of cyclosporine. The reference ranges below are general guidelines and apply to trough specimens drawn just prior to a.m. dose.
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Minimum Volume

0.2 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Stability

Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 14 days
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Methodology

High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
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Reference Range

100 - 400 ng/mL
Toxic: >700 ng/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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