Thiopental and Metabolite, Serum/Plasma Test (8636SP)
||Thiopental and Metabolite, Serum/Plasma
||Pentothal®; Thiopental Metabolite
||Quantitation by GC with Confirmation of Identity by GC/MS; This test is New York State approved.
||Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas
Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
||2 mL Serum or Plasma
||Plastic container (preservative-free)
||Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
|Light Protection Required
||Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen (-20 °C): 1 month(s)
||Received Room Temperature. Received Refrigerated. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[GC & GC/MS] Monday / 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.