Collection of blood for Antimicrobial assay

Gentamicin and Vancomycin assays are now performed by the Biochemistry department.

Other assays such as Tobramycin and Amikacin levels are sent to a reference laboratory for testing. Please contact a Consultant Medical Microbiologist for advice. 3.5ml of clotted blood – gold top – is required (minimum 1ml).

Last updated: April 6, 2020