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ID:125 Methotrexate
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DescriptionChemothyerpautic drug. Inhibits DNA synthesis. Useful in the management of lymphoblastic leukaemia, choriocarcinoma, carcinomas of breast and testes.Analysis normally requested 48 hr post infusion. Give dose and time of dose.
IndicationPost infusion monitoring.
Additional InfoIt is of no use in moitoring low dose treatment of psoriasis and arthritis.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

Interpretation

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Ref. Range NotesTherpautic range not quoted - please contact Duty Officer on 0113 392 3285
Unitsumol/L


IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT6 hours
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT24 hours
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : JHB. Last edited on 10/11/2015 12:21:50. Published By dan carless on 10/11/2014 12:21:50.