Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Cyclosporine

Test Name: Cyclosporine
Alternate Name(s): CYA
Neoral®
Laboratory: Toxicology/Special Chemistry
Specimen Type: 4 mL K2 or K3 EDTA Lavender top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
0-2 yrs: 0.5 mL Lavender
2-10 yrs: 3 mL Lavender top
Collection Information: Send to Laboratory immediately after collection
Clotted blood is not suitable for analysis.

Thoroughly mix the blood sample after procurement.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Samples are tested Monday-Saturday. Specimens received in the Core Laboratory after 10:00am will be processed the next working day.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
1 day
Stat
Same day if received in lab by 10:00am
 
Reference Range: No established reference range. Concentrations are measured in ng/mL.
Effective Date: 2009-02-27
Revised Date: 2016-04-25
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: Call the Toxicology/Special Chemistry Laboratory for more information: (519) 685-8500 x 64664 option #3.
Method of Analysis: HPLC/MS/MS
Critical Information Required: Specify type of organ transplanted.
Date and time of sample collection.
Storage & Shipment: Within LHSC (between campuses):
Send samples on ice packs.

Referred-in:
Send on ice packs.
System Codes: 
Cerner
CYA
CYAC (continuous dose)
 
Referred To:  

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