Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
GML's Clinical Chemistry Laboratories offer therapeutic drug monitoring. By providing this service, GML helps physicians monitor their patients' medication levels to establish correct dosage and yield optimum therapeutic results. GML can provide consultations on specific cases, collection information, therapeutic and toxic drug levels and can assist in designing specialized testing protocols.
Monitoring procedures are available for:
- Tricyclic antidepressants
- Unbound (free) drugs
- Cardiac glycosides
- Nitroprusside (thiocyanate)
- Bipolar drugs
Results are available to the referring physician within 24 hours. With the exception of tricyclic antidepressants, STAT testing is available upon request.
Director: Hoi-Yin Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC