Test directory: Cyclosporine

Ordering Code344
Test NameCyclosporine
Preferred SpecimenWhole Blood
Preferred ContainerEDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Optimum Volume2 mL
Handling InstructionsDo NOT centrifuge specimen.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityRefrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 8 Months
If testing will be delayed more than 7 days, store frozen (-10 C or colder).
Rejection CriteriaClotted, Gel barrier tube, Insufficient quantity, Over filled tube, Specimen older than stability limits, Under filled tube, Wrong specimen type
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyChemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)

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This test was...

This test was performed using a Chemiluminescent
Microparticle Immunoassay on the Abbott Architect system. Values obtained with a different assay cannot be used interchangeably due to differences in assay methods and cross-reactivity with metabolites. Consistent use of one assay for individual patients is recommended