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Tacrolimus- Bristol Royal Infirmary

Alias: N/A

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressive drug used after organ transplantation. Tacrolimus levels can be measured for drug monitoring.

Specimen Type(s)
  • Blood;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
N/A
Specimen Container - Adult
  • Purple Top BD;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • Lilac Top Microtainer BD;
Analytes
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
No
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
0.5ml
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
Samples should be collected 12 hours post dose, or immediately prior to next dose (trough sample).
Maximum add on time
N/A
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
Please see the report.
UKAS number
8061
UKAS accredited test?
Yes
Comments
N/A

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Last updated: 22-05-2024