Ciclosporin A
Investigation : Ciclosporin A
Specimen type : Whole Blood
Spec container : EDTA 
Volume required : 4 mL
Reference range : see below
Turnaround : <72 hours

Ciclosporin is also a calcineurin inhibitor and it's interpretation is complex. Trough levels may vary depending on the clinical scenario, such as illness or type of transplant, concomitant immunosuppression, time post-transplant and dosage regime.

For further information the appropriate clinical team/s looking after the patient should be contacted

As a guide for interpretation of ciclosporin levels see suggested thresholds from the Post-Operative Care in the Kidney Transplant Recipient BTS/UKRA Guidelines 2017:

See TDM information.

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