The adequacy of prednisolone therapy is normally assessed by monitoring the disease being treated. However, measuring serum concentrations may be valuable when compliance or absorption is questioned.
|Tube||01 (SE) - Serum Gel|
|Additional Information||Interpretation: Prednisolone should be detectable 1-8 hours post dose|
|Turn Around||Turnaround time stated by Wythenshawe: 7 days|
|Send to||Blood Sciences LGI
(Test referred to: Wythenshawe laboratory.)
|Contact||For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Collection Con||Minimum Volume: 50ul.
Blood sample should be taken 2-3 hours after oral ingestion. Instructions to lab: centrifuge sample, separate and store serum in the freezer. Plasma also acceptable.
|Ref. Range Notes||None - for compliance checking only.|
|Telepath||No code. Book in as PROB1L (comment NRSOT) & SA1R|