Days Set Up
Analytic Time

2 - 10 days

MiChart Code
Acyclovir (Zovirax) Level
Soft Order Code

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Test Overview

Test Methodology


Test Usage
Reference Range

Peak: 0.4 - 2.0 mcg/ml, Trough: 0.14 - 1.2 mcg/ml (usual therapeutic range during chronic oral daily divided dosages of 1200 - 2400 mg).

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in lavender, green, or red top tube; do not use SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot plasma or serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
2 mL plasma or serum
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL plasma or serum

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.