Laboratory Information

Test Name Tacrolimus
Synonyms FK506
External Price (excl. GST) $68.48

Specimen Collection

Specimen Collection Protocols Trough Level: Collect immediately before the dose.
Patient Specimen EDTA (purple)
Paediatric Specimen 0.5 ml EDTA (purple)
Minimum Volume 0.3 ml EDTA whole blood

Test Information

Department Biochemistry
Test Availability Mon - Fri, 0800 - 1630 excl. Public Holidays
Laboratory Testing Time 2.5 hours
Method Architect
Reference Interval

5 - 15 µg/L

Uncertainty Of Measurement 15%
Additional Information

If a level is required at the weekend a prior arrangement must be made with the Biochemistry Lab manager.

Electronic Information

Registration Code FK506
HL7Mapping Code $FK506