Tacrolimus

Supply #T02 - Lavender 4mL Blood Tube

Test Code: 34482

CPT Code: 80197

Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Clinical Significance: Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressive drug discovered in 1984 by the Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co. It has been shown to be effective for the treatment of rejection following transplantation. “contact DLO Customer Service for full clinical significance if needed”.

Alternative Name(s): Prograf; FK506

Collection Guide: 

Supply: T02 - Lavender 4mL Blood Tube

Preferred Specimen: Whole Blood

Preferred Volume: 4mL

Collection Instructions: If multiple draw, collect EDTA (Lavender-top) tube LAST.

Transport Container: EDTA Lavender-top 4mL tube

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 5 days

Reject Criteria: Hyperlipemia

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