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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Biochemistry

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Gentamicin (CSF)

Specimen requirements

Sample type: CSF (Universal)

Collection requirements: No special requirements

Cost

Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Immunoassay

Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

John Radcliffe Hospital

Reference intervals

Monitor CSF gentamicin trough levels daily (in the morning) in view of toxicity.

The Target CSF gentamicin trough level is less than 2 mg/L.