Chemotherapeutic drug that inhibits DNA synthesis. Useful in the management of lymphoblastic leukaemia, choriocarcinoma, and carcinomas of the breast and testes. Please state dose and time of dose on request.
|01 (SE) - Serum Gel
|Measurement of methotrexate levels is of no use in monitoring low-dose treatment (e.g. for psoriasis and arthritis).
Day Case: N/A
In-Patient: 6 Hours
|Blood Sciences Cross Site
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|Collect sample 24 hrs post-dose for adults, or 48 hrs post-dose for children. Lithium heparin or EDTA plasma is acceptable. Minimum volume: 500µl serum / plasma
Instructions for Lab Staff: Standard lab processing - No special requirements.
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