Vancomycin

Test investigation

Vancomycin

Laboratory offering test

NNUH, QEH, JPUH

Units

mg/L

Comments precautions

Contact Consultant Microbiologist for advice

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Within 4 hours/8 hours

Reference intervals

Pre-dose (trough): 10 – 15 mg/L However, for severe infections or on microbiology advice, trough concentration should be 15 – 20 mg/L

If ukas accredited

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