Test Catalog


Search below or browse by department on the left hand menu for testing offered at Providence Health Care laboratories.

Testing not found here may be available via our send out program. Please refer to our send out test directory (requires PHC intranet access). Pre-approval by a laboratory physician is required for many send out tests for both inpatients and outpatients.

For questions or comments about this catalog please contact Dr. Janet Simons at janet.simons@providencehealth.bc.ca

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Test Name: Cyclosporine, Trough

Test Code: CSA

Male Reference Interval

Age Category       Reference Interval       units
≥ 0 y 75-340 ug/L

Female Reference Interval

Age Category       Reference Interval       units
≥ 0 y 75-340 ug/L

Turn around time: Same day when arrives Mon-Fri before 09:30

Collection Container: Lavender

Sample Type: Whole Blood EDTA

Minimum Volume: 3 mL

Testcode and Ordering Information: CSA includes CSADLD and CSATLD

Collection and Shipping Requirements: Collect just prior to next dose. Refrigerate. Send on ice pack.

Method: Liquid Chromatography - Mass Spectroscopy

Measurement uncertainty: 8%