Sirolimus (Rapamune), Blood

CPT Code(s):

80195

Specimen Requirements:

  • Container- Lavender top
  • Special Instructions: Trough : 30 minutes to one hour before the next oral dose
  • Specimen Type- Whole blood
  • Minimum volume - 1.5 ml
  • Storage/stability - Refrigerated (2 - 8°C): 14 days
  • Epic order code: Lab875

Use:

Monitor immunosuppressive therapy following organ transplant.

Methodology:

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS).

Reference Values:

3.0−20.0 ng/mL