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Optimizing Busulfan Pharmacokinetic Testing


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June 2009

Welcome to Mayo Medical Laboratories' Hot Topics. These presentations provide short discussion of current topics and may be helpful to you in your practice.

Our speaker for this program is Dr. Christine Snozek, Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Associate Director of the Toxicology and Drug Monitoring Laboratory in the Division of Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Snozek will provide an overview of pharmacokinetic testing for intravenous dosing of busulfan, an alkylating agent used for bone marrow ablation prior to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. She will discuss the details of specimen collection, assay procedure, and result reporting.



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