Nevirapine

Test Name:    Nevirapine
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:    LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:  

 NEV

Specimen Type:   

 Heparinized Plasma

Collection Container:   Green (5 mL) 
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Collection Information:    Requisition from Sick Kids must be completed  Antiretroviral Requisition
Test Schedule:  

 

Turnaround Time:   Routine

 

Stat / Urgent

 

Reference Interval:  

 

Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :    

Sample Type
Note: DO NOT use blood collection tubes that contain a gel
• One heparinized (green top) 5 mL collection tube is required
• Minimum volume (for children) is 3 mL heparinized blood
• Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection and transfer the plasma to a clean tube
• If the sample is being shipped the same day store the sample at 4o C
• For longer term storage, the plasma should be frozen at -20o C until shipped
• Transport with a cold pack

Storage & Transport:    Send via Taxi

ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPEUTIC DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM
TOXICOLOGY & THERAPEUTIC DRUG MONITORING Service
Atrium Rm 3642
170 Elizabeth Street 
Toronto ON M5G 1X8 Canada    Tel: (416) 813-5906

Test Referred to :    Sick Kids

                 

Updated: 2016.11.28 ll

 
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