Tacrolimus (FK506)
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Collection:
Gel separator tubes must not be used.
Container(s):
EDTA (5 mL purple-top)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Availability:
Test performed Mon - Fri for routine (Sat/Sun on call). Samples in lab

by 12:30 Mon-Thur and 11 am Fri for same day service. Results

available afetr 3:30 pm.

Reference Intervals:
Heart Transplant: 0 - 3 months 10 - 15 ug/L

4 - 12 months 8 - 12 ug/L

>12 months 6 - 8 ug/L

Lung Transplant: Early post transplant 12 - 15 ug/L

Intermediate post Tx 8 - 12 ug/L

Long term non-rejectors 5 - 8 ug/L

Liver Transplant: 2 - 15 ug/L

Renal transplant: 0 - 3 months 10 - 20 ug/L

4 - 12 months 5 - 15 ug/L

Bone marrow transplant: 5 - 15 ug/L

(updated 4th Sept 2017)

Laboratory:
Clinical Pharmacology (8382-9184)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
FK506
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:
Store and transport sample at 4°C.

Send whole blood sample
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
SPRO: No processing required.

Data Entry Code:
506

SydPath Division:
Clinical Pharmacology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:35:40
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