|Description||Assay not routinely available. In the event of suspected caffeine toxicity the request must be discussed and arranged with the biochemistry duty officer, LGI 23285, SJUH 64293.
|Indication||Therapeutic Drug Monitoring - used in babes to stimulate respiration
|Additional Info||Assay measures total caffeine - protein bound and unbound.|
|Interpretation||NOTE: units changed from mmol/L to mg/L May 1 2007|
|Tube||Serum or Heparin|
|Collection Conditions||No restrictions
|Min. Vol||0.6 mL|
|Freq.||Referred to external laboratory|
|Ref. Range (Male)|| |
|Ref. Range (Female)|| |
|Ref. Range (Paed)|| 27 - 41 mg/L (Note Units)|
|Ref. Range Notes||Reference range only applicable for high dose caffeine therapy.
NOTE: Reporting units changed from mmol/L to mg/L May 1, 2007
|IP Acute TAT||Refer to Website|
|IP Routine TAT||2 weeks|
|GP Acute TAT||Refer to Website|
|GP Routine TAT||Refer to Website|
|Turnround Comment||Sharon Collyer:firstname.lastname@example.org|
Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 22/11/2018 08:59:57. Published By on 22/11/2017 08:59:57.