Amikacin (Trough Levels) – Serum
Amikacin is used to severe blood infections caused by strains of gram negative bacteria. Toxic effects due to an overdose include ataxia, auditory toxicity and nephrotoxicity. Therefore, monitoring the dosage level is very important, especially, in the patients who have renal impairments.
How to prepare for the test?
No special preparation is needed for this test.