Barbiturates Panel (Qualitative), Meconium Test (8620ME)
||Barbiturates Panel (Qualitative), Meconium
||Amobarbital; Butabarbital; Butalbital; Pentobarbital; Phenobarbital; Secobarbital
||Amal®; Amytal®; Axocet®; Butisol Sodium; Etamyl®; Eunoctal®; Immenox®; Lotusate®; Luminal®; Nembutal®; Sandoptal®; Secogen®; Seconal®; Stadadorm®; Tuinal®
||Identification by GC/MS; This test is New York State approved.
||Hypnotic, Sedative, Anticonvulsant, Sedative
||Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
||5 g Meconium
||Plastic container (preservative-free)
||Collect at least 5 grams, approximately 1 tablespoon, of the black- tarry Meconium sample and place into a clean 40 mL polyethylene bottle. The sample may be combined several times from each evacuation up to approximately 72 hours or when the sample starts to turn yellowish-green.
|Light Protection Required
||Room Temperature: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[GC/MS] Tuesday Thursday / 3 days
|Suggested CPT Code
|Test Summary Sheet
*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.