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Blood Test Information

(a.k.a Rampamycin, Rapamune)
minimum sample volume required ~ 4ml

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Test Code: SIR

Special instructions
Sample must be a trough sample. Note reference range applies to trough samples only.
Please state time & date of both collection and last dose on form.

Out of hours/urgent requests are not routinely available but may be possible on a case by case basis. Arrangement is by discussion with duty biochemist.

Reference range
Within 6 months post kidney transplant: 10-15
After 6 months post kidney transplant: 5-10

Sent away to Southmead Hospital, Bristol


Turnaround Time
7 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Sirolimus is an immunosuppressive drug used to prevent transplanted organ rejection.

Please note results are available to view earlier than 7 days via open net.


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