Quantitation of the concentration of itraconazole in serum.
Confirmation of adequate levels and alerting to toxic levels in patients receiving itraconazole for treatment or prophylaxis of fungal disease. Patient on itraconazole for at least 7 days.
|Tube||Red top, black ring. Serum sample|
|Availability||Assay run Mondays and Thursdays|
|Additional Information||Antifungal agents are assayed by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectroscopy (LC-MS-MS). The results are highly specific and are not influenced by the use of antifungal combination therapy.
|Turn Around||8 days|
|Send to||LGI Microbiology Department|
|Collection Con||Collect sample 5 - 7 days after starting treatment. Min vol 10ml|
|IP Routine TAT||8 days|
|GP Routine TAT||8 days|