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Collect sample just before next dose (trough collection) at least 48 hours after initiation or dose change (to reach steady state).

Alternate names:
Linevox, Zyvox
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
EDTAEDTA
Collection Instructions:

Deliver to laboratory ASAP.

Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
5-10 days
Reference Interval:

Suggested Therapeutic Targets:

Empiric therapy:  Trough  2-7 mg/L

Directed therapy: Trough 4 x MIC

Toxic Range:       >7 mg/L

Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Spin, separate and freeze plasma.

Laboratory Notes:

Results: Clinical Pharmacology on 02 8382 9184.

External Laboratory:
Sydpath Pathology, St Vincent's Hospital NSW
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