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Posaconazole Assay

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Posaconazole Assay
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Reference Range:

Prophylaxis: Pre 0.7-3.75mg/L. Therapy: Pre 1.0 -3.75mg/L. All Pre dose levels to be kept below 3.75mg/L

Turnaround Time:

<5 days

Comments:

This test is being referred to Bristol AAR

Description:

Posaconazole Assay. Requesters have found these assays to be of value in patients with gastrointestinal dysfunction receiving therapy with proton pump inhibitors to confirm optimal oral absorption.

Sample Requirements:

4 mls clotted blood. We recommend a pre dose sample taken immediately before administration.

Important Information:

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