Fluconazole




Test Mnemonic

FLUC

CPT Codes

  • 80299 - QTY (1)

LOINC ®

10987-6

Aliases

  • Fluconazole, Quantitation by LC-MS/MS

Performing Laboratory

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories


Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
0.5 mLSerumNo additive (Red) RefrigeratedDo not use serum separator tubes

Minimum Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
0.2 mL     

Stability

Environmental Condition Description
AmbientAfter separation from cells: 15 days
RefrigeratedAfter separation from cells: 15 days
FrozenAfter separation from cells: 60 days

Days Performed

3 days per week

Turnaround Time

1 - 4 days

Methodology

Name Description
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) 

Reference Range

Fluconazole
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       FreetextTherapeutic, prophylactic, and toxic ranges are not well established. 

Special Info

Collect immediately prior to next dose. Steady-state concentrations are found 5-10 days without a loading dose. Do not collect in a gel separator tube. Centrifuge and transfer serum/plasma to a CCL tube and refrigerate within 1 hour of collection.

Clinical Info

Therapeutic, prophylactic, and toxic ranges are not well established.