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Pentobarbital

Components

Name Method Department Units
Pentobarbital Gas Chromatography
Send Out ug/mL

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

6 mL 2 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 1 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 1 hour, separate supernatant and refrigerate
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube
  • Collected in tube with gel separator

Comments

Available as STAT.

CPT Code

  • 80345