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Methotrexate

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:METHOTREX
Specimen Types:Serum
Plasma
Container Types:
SST
Lithium Heparin (with Gel)
Collection & Request Instructions:

Sampling Time is dependent on dose, duration of infusion and clinical status of patient.

 

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Daily
Additional Notes:

 

Note: Aliquoted Sample must be protected from light prior to transport to Alfred Pathology Service.

Method is Abbott Alinity Methotrexate Immunoassay , Units umol/L.

Desirable level depends on clinical situation - consult treating Clinician.