In medicine and pharmacology, a trough level or trough concentration is the
lowest level ... The usual criterion is concentration in the blood serum, although in
some instances local concentration w...
Feb 24, 2015 ... This test is used to monitor levels of the antimicrobial drug vancomycin in the ...
The trough and sometimes peak values are used by clinical ...
Special circumstances may require both peak and trough measures to monitor ...
TDM laboratory test reports contain many key pieces of information:
Laboratory monitoring of therapeutic agents is an endeavor that requires a ... the
collection and testing of specimens for trough and peak levels is necessary. ... IM
Therapy: Draw trough just prior to next dose and peak at one hour after injection.
Feb 7, 2014 ... The reference range for vancomycin trough levels is 10-20 µg/mL (15-20 ... The
reference range for vancomycin peak levels is 25-50 µg/mL.
Typically, the blood level reaches a high point, or "peak," about 3 to 4 hours after
... The trough level at 24 hours should be at least 150 to 200 ng/mL, or 400 ... the
clinical utility of this has not yet been established and testing for the ratio of ...
Apr 19, 2015 ... I usually check peak and trough blood levels when I suspect a patient ... Lab tests
aren't an adequate substitute for talking to the patient and ...
SDRL offers serum methadone (peak, trough and level) testing so treatment
clinics can verify their patients are receiving the correct methadone dosage and/
or to ...
Apr 27, 2015 ... What they described to me was worrisome; patients' doses rarely need to be
checked with methadone peak or trough blood levels. Due to ...
Lab Dept: Chemistry. Test Name: VANCOMYCIN LEVEL, SERUM. General
Information. Lab Order ... See Special Instructions regarding peak/trough