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ID:755 Itraconazole
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DescriptionQuantitation of the concentration of itraconazole in serum.
IndicationConfirmation of adequate levels and alerting to toxic levels in patients receiving itraconazole for treatment or prophylaxis of fungal disease. Patient on itraconazole for at least 7 days.
Additional InfoAntifungal agents are assayed by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectroscopy (LC-MS-MS). The results are highly specific and are not influenced by the use of antifungal combination therapy.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationPatients with serum trough levels <0.5mg/L may need dose adjustments or clinicians should look for medications which may be affecting levels. Levels of >4mg/L are potentially toxic.

Ref. Range (Male)>0.5mg/L <4mg/L
Ref. Range (Female)>0.5mg/L <4mg/L
Ref. Range (Paed)>0.5mg/L <4mg/L
Ref. Range Notes

IP Acute TAT8 days
IP Routine TAT8 days
GP Acute TAT8 days
GP Routine TAT8 days
Turnround Comment95% turnaround times The assay is run twice weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Results may be available considerably earlier than stated turnaround time.
Originally edited by : Ruth Ashbee. Last edited on 01/12/2018 12:53:29. Published By Kasia Okurowska on 01/12/2017 12:53:29.