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Tacrolimus- Birmingham Children's Hospital

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?
N/A
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
1 ml
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
9899
UKAS accredited test?
Yes
Comments
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Last updated: 04-07-2024