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Clinical Biochemistry

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Gentamicin (CSF)

Specimen requirements

Sample type: CSF (Universal)

Collection requirements: No special requirements


Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method

Immunoassay - Particle-enhanced Turbidimetric Inhibition Immunoassay (PETINIA)

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.

Last reviewed:17 June 2024