Barbiturates Panel (Qualitative), Meconium Test (8620ME)

Barbiturates Panel (Qualitative), Meconium Test (8620ME)

Analysis Code 8620ME 
Test Name Barbiturates Panel (Qualitative), Meconium 
Test Includes Amobarbital; Butabarbital; Butalbital; Pentobarbital; Phenobarbital; Secobarbital 
Compound Synonym(s) Amal®; Amytal®; Axocet®; Butisol Sodium; Etamyl®; Eunoctal®; Immenox®; Lotusate®; Luminal®; Nembutal®; Sandoptal®; Secogen®; Seconal®; Stadadorm®; Tuinal® 
Purpose Identification; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Hypnotic, Sedative, Anticonvulsant, Sedative 
Method(s) Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
(GC/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 5 g Meconium 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Plastic container (preservative-free) 
Special Handling 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 Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined 
*Rejection Criteria None 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [GC/MS] Tuesday Thursday / 3 days 
Suggested CPT Code 80345 
**Minimum Volume 5 g 
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*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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