Delta Medical Laboratories

Vancomycin

  • CODE:6355
  • CATEGORY:
  • DATE:December 14,2020

Principle

Vancomycin hydrochloride is a tricyclic glycopeptide derived from Amycolatopsis Orientalis. It is commonly used in the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. This glycopeptide inhibits the growth of the bacterium by intervening in the cell wall synthesis, thereby killing the bacterium.

Preanalytical

1 mL Serum Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

1 day

Methodology

Chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA)

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