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Test Code VANCOT Vancomycin, Trough, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories



Reference Values

Therapeutic:  10-20 µg/mL

Critical:  >25 µg/mL

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Plain, red-top tube(s) - Serum gel tube is not acceptable.

Specimen:  1 mL of serum

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate

Collection Instructions:  Draw trough specimen just prior to next dose.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Computer Interface Code

PDM # 5400244