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Ciclosporin (Cyclosporin)

Category Biochemistry
Test background

Ciclosporin is an immunosuppressant that is typically employed in the prophylaxis and treatment of graft-versus-host disease following tissue/organ transplantation, eg. bone marrow, heart, kidney, liver, pancreas and lung.

Clinicial Indications

Therapeutic drug monitoring Assessment of toxicity (particularly nephrotoxicity)

Reference range

See report

Sample & container required EDTA (lavender top)
Sample volume 2 mL
Turnaround time Within 24h from receipt of sample into the Leslie Brent Laboratory but same day weekday only service if specimen is received by 13:30pm
Notes

Tests performed Monday-Friday Only

Not currently performed in house; this is a referred test. Please send specimens directly to the Leslie Brent Laboratory, West London Renal and Transplant Centre, Hammersmith Hospital 020 331 36637 Clinical Biochemistry will forward any specimens received to the Leslie Brent Laboratory.