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Itraconazole Level

Alternate Names
Sporamax
Ordering Information

EDTA plasma is the preferred specimen type.

Serum or lithium heparin is acceptable but must be in NO GEL.

Collect samples pre dose.

Dose information should be provided and length of therapy must be >5 days.

Laboratory
Referred Test
MBS Number
#66812
MBS Price
$34.80
Specimen
Blood
Container
EDTA (purple)
Collection Instruction
Send to the laboratory immediately
Additional Collection Instructions

Collect sample just before next dose. If dose changed, measure again after 5 days.

Minimum Adult Volume
5mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Three times a week
Reference Interval

Itraconazole (trough) - Localised infection > 0.5 mg/L
                               - Systemic infection >1.0 mg/L

OH-Itraconazole has similar activity to itraconazole and levels can be added to give the sum of both levels ( in this case therapeutic range recommend > 1.0 mg/L).