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Test Code: 5Flu Preferred Name 5-Fluorocytosine

No
N/A
External
3 days
Medicare Item
N/A

Test Tubes

ImageSpecimen TypeSpecimen VolumeTube Type
Blood (adult)7 mLLithium Heparin No Gel 7 mL (Dark Green Top)
Blood (paediatric)2 mLLithium Heparin 2 mL no gel paed (Dark Green)
Note the dosage and dose time on the request slip to allow interpretation of results. Do not use gel tubes as the gel may adsorb the drug.Must contact the Clinical Microbiologist at RBH on 3636 0885 prior to collection to organize test.


For advice on collection times or interpretation of drug results, contact Therapeutic Advisory service (beep 0282).

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