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
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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