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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Tacrolimus

Synonyms

FK506

External Price (excl. GST)

$69.85

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