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Voriconazole by HPLC Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Source Blood
Mnemonic MISCREFBL

Misc Ref Test Name field: Voriconazole
Specimen Requirements Serum, 1 x 6.0 mL red top tube only

Minimum 0.5 mL
Specimen Handling PSC & RRL:
Centrifuge, pour off, and transport serum on ice to DSC. Send specimen in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requistion.

Extra-regional:
Centrifuge, pour off, and freeze serum prior to transport to DSC. Send specimen in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requistion.

DSC:
Freeze specimens upon receipt in lab; ensure frozen specimens do not thaw.
Additional Information

Collect up to 1 hour prior to next dose.

Collection site staff must ensure all of the following information is document on the requisition before collection begins:

  • Date and time of last dose
  • Date and time of next dose
  • Length of time patient has been on current dosage

Test methodology is HPLC Tandem Mass Spectrometry.

Testing Location University of Alberta
Testing Frequency
Alternate Name(s)
Reference Interval