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Clinical Biochemistry

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Specimen requirements

Adult sample type: Serum (gold/yellow top SST)

Paediatric sample type: Plasma (orange top paediatric tube)

Collection requirements: No special requirements


Price on application

Turnaround time

Please see Turnaround times

Analytical method


Analysis undertaken at these site(s)

John Radcliffe Hospital

Reference intervals

Recommended Vancomycin serum levels

Standard dosing: 10-20 mg/L (TROUGH)

Continuous infusions (AITU only): 15-25 mg/L

Last reviewed:27 January 2023