Amikacin assays are sent for processing offsite. Levels should reach the laboratory for 2pm Mon-Fri and results are usually available for the following lunchtime.
Results from Amikacin assays taken on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays are usually available on the following Tuesday lunchtime.
Which amikacin dosing regimen is being used?
Once Daily Dosing (preferred - unless contraindicated see local policy )
Conventional Divided Doses (tds or bd)