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Daptomycin Level

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Daptomycin Level
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Reference Range:

Pre dose 5-20 mg/L or Pre dose 10-20mg/L in severe sepsis

Turnaround Time:

<5 DAYS

Comments:

This investigation is referred to another laboratory - Southmead Hospital (Bristol)

Description:

Daptomycin Levels. Requesters have found these assays to be of value in patients with difficult infections and/or impaired renal function.

Sample Requirements:

4mls clotted blood. We recommend a pre dose sample and a post dose sample, taken 1 hour after the end of iv administration.

Important Information:

Test Information Required: • Patient name, sex and age • Laboratory number • Dosage, frequency and timing of samples • Clinical Summary • Address for report • Phone (fax if preferred) number for report or email address for an electronic copy • Contact name • Appropriate hazard warnings