Particle-Enhanced Turbidimetric Inhibition Immunoassay (PETIA/PETINIA)
Monitor therapeutic drug level
Therapeutic: Peak: 5-10 mcg/mL; Trough: 0.0 - 2.0 mcg/mL.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
Daily, 24 hours
Soft Order Code
GENT R/GENT PK/GENT TR
STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).
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Offsite Collection Instructions
Collect blood in a SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. For maximum clinical significance, usual sampling times are Peak: 0.5 to 1 hour after the end of a 30 minute I.V. infusion (one hour following I.M. administration) or Trough: immediately before next dose is given. Indicate whether specimen is Peak, Trough, or Random level.
0.5 mL serum
0.25 mL serum