The IDM service supports prescribed immunosuppressive therapy of adult and paediatric liver patients with sensitive measurement of Tacrolimus, Ciclosporin, Mycophenolic acid, Sirolimus and Everolimus using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Interpretative advice to aid optimal clinical management of patients is also provided.
In addition, the antiviral drug Ribavirin can be measured in plasma from patients undergoing treatment for Hepatitis C infection.
The IDM service has a throughput of about 36800 test/year.
Same day service if specimen is received by timings below (weekdays)
|Ciclosporin blood levels||2:30pm|
|Tacrolimus blood levels|
|Mycophenolate (Mycophenolic acid) plasma levels|
|Sirolimus blood levels||1:30pm|
|Everolimus blood levels|
Dr. Phillip Morgan
Tel. +44 (0)20 3299 3147
Fax: +44 (0)20 3299 3641
09:00 to 17:30, Monday to Friday.
One day on each Bank holiday weekend.