Lab Test

Everolimus

Certican, Zortress®, Afinitar®

Test Codes

WARDE: EVROL, EPIC: LAB6258, SOFT: XEVER

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect: One Lavender-top EDTA tube.

Time of Collection: Trough, just prior to the next dose.

Physician Office/Draw Specimen Preparation

Do not centrifuge. Maintain whole blood refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F) prior to transport.

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 1.0 mL whole blood, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Minimum: 0.5)

Rejection Criteria

Clotted specimens.

Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.

In-Lab Processing

Do not centrifuge. Maintain whole blood refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F) prior to transport.

Transport: 1.0 mL whole blood, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Minimum: 0.5)

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 24 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 7 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): Unacceptable

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Send Outs Laboratory with any questions.

Laboratory

Sent to Warde Medical Laboratory, Ann Arbor, MI.

Performed

Monday – Saturday.
Results available in 2-4 days.

Reference Range

By report.

Test Methodology

Quantitative Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry.

CPT Codes

80169
LOINC:  50544-6

Contacts

Last Updated

7/7/2021

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