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Toxic barbiturate screen

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3550

 

Methodology: 

EMIT

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 Hour for stats 4 Hours for routines.

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Primary Light Green; Dark Green and Gold Top Tube accepted.
Pediatric volume: 0.3 mL (Serum or Plasma)

 

Notes: 

Quantitates all common barbiturates as a single sum (does not distinguish among specific barbiturates). Thiopental and high levels of acetaminophen may interfere. If screen positive, phenobarbital also performed.

Reference Interval: 

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

Units

0 Days - 999 Years

Any

Negative

 

CPT Code(s): 

80345

Last Changed: 

10/17/2016 12:45:16

Last Reviewed: 

8/30/2017 1:13 PM