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22367 Cyclosporine

Cyclosporine
Test Code: CYCLO
Synonyms/Keywords
CSA, Cyclosporine A​
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Whole Blood​ EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT)​ EDTA Pink Top Tube (PTT)​ 1.0 mL​ 0.5 mL​ 250 uL
Collection Processing Instructions
Submit in the original collection tube. When cyclosporine is IV administered, the specimen should preferably be collected by venipuncture from the opposite arm as specimens from the IV or in-dwelling catheter are often contaminated. If the in-dwelling line must be used, select an alternate lumen if possible and follow the TPN flush and discard volume guidelines.
 
Draw blood immediately before a scheduled dose to obtain trough level.  Therapeutic range applies to trough specimen results.
 
DO NOT use this specimen for other blood tests except HGMPA and then only if absolutely necessary.​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood​ Ambient​ 6 hours​
Refrigerated​ 7 days​
Frozen​ 30 days​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​
Monday through Friday​
(prior to noon)
1 day​
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LCMS/MS) using Multiple Reaction Monitoring
Test Information
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Marshfield Labs.  It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.  This test is used for clinical purposes.  It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​
Therapeutic: 100-400 ng/mL trough levels for transplant patients.
Results are reported with a quantitative LC-MS/MS result.
Interpretation
Reference ranges are not available for oncology patients. (Note: ug/L and ng/mL units are equivalent).​
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
80158   ​
Classification
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Marshfield Labs.  It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.  This test is used for clinical purposes.  It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.
Synonyms/Keywords
CSA, Cyclosporine A​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Cyclosporine
​Cerner ​Cyclosporine Level
​COM ​Cyclosporine
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Whole Blood​ EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT)​ EDTA Pink Top Tube (PTT)​ 1.0 mL​ 0.5 mL​ 250 uL
Collection Processing
Submit in the original collection tube. When cyclosporine is IV administered, the specimen should preferably be collected by venipuncture from the opposite arm as specimens from the IV or in-dwelling catheter are often contaminated. If the in-dwelling line must be used, select an alternate lumen if possible and follow the TPN flush and discard volume guidelines.
 
Draw blood immediately before a scheduled dose to obtain trough level.  Therapeutic range applies to trough specimen results.
 
DO NOT use this specimen for other blood tests except HGMPA and then only if absolutely necessary.​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood​ Ambient​ 6 hours​
Refrigerated​ 7 days​
Frozen​ 30 days​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​
Therapeutic: 100-400 ng/mL trough levels for transplant patients.
Results are reported with a quantitative LC-MS/MS result.
Interpretation
Reference ranges are not available for oncology patients. (Note: ug/L and ng/mL units are equivalent).​
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​
Monday through Friday​
(prior to noon)
1 day​
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LCMS/MS) using Multiple Reaction Monitoring
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
80158   ​
Classification
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Marshfield Labs.  It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.  This test is used for clinical purposes.  It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.