Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Tobramycin

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
1 ml of blood in a red or green top tube, no gel

Availability
Stat, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat: 1 hrRoutine: 2-4 hrs

Special Instructions
Drawing instructions Peak: IV (30" infus) - 30" post; (60" infus) - 15" post; IM - 60" post

Methodology
Vitros

Ranges
Therapeutic:
Trough = ≤2 mcg/mL
Peak = 6-10 mcg/mL

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

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