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ID:232 Tacrolimus (FK506)
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DescriptionAn immunosuppressive drug
IndicationTherapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) of Immunosupressant.
Additional InfoThere is a Saturday morning service for Tacrolimus. Samples must arrive within the SLM lab, SJUH by 10:30am. Send to: Specialist Laboratory Medicine Block 46 St James hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationReported concentrations can only be interpreted by the healthcare team/clinician responsible for the patient

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
SampleBlood
TubeEDTA (Haem)
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Collection ConditionsSample must be collected Pre-dose (i.e. trough)
Min. Vol1 mL
Freq.Weekdays

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Ref. Range Notes
Unitsug/L
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT1 day
GP Acute TAT- Not Available -
GP Routine TAT2 days
Turnround CommentOPD patient results are usually available within 24 hours of sample receipt.

Originally edited by : Carys Lippiatt. Review due on 23/01/2020 09:44:56. Published By LH on 23/01/2019 09:44:56.