Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Gentamicin (Random, Trough, Peak)

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
0.5 mL blood in red or green, no gel tube

Availability
Stat, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat 1Hr, Routine 2-4 Hrs

Methodology
Vitros

Ranges
Therapeutic
Trough: Less than or equal to 2 mcg/mL
Peak: 6-10 mcg/mL

Toxic
Trough: >2 mcg/mL
Peak: >12 mcg/mL

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