Purpose
Identification and Quantitation
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80345
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

5 days

Test Includes
1 Butabarbital Butisol Sodium Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.2 Hypnotic, Sedative
2 Butalbital Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.2 Hypnotic, Sedative
3 Amobarbital Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.2 Hypnotic, Sedative
4 Pentobarbital Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.2 Hypnotic, Sedative
5 Secobarbital Seconal® Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.2 Hypnotic, Sedative
6 Phenobarbital Luminal® Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.5 Anticonvulsant, Sedative

Test Also Known As
Amal®; Amytal®; Axocet®; Etamyl®; Eunoctal®; Immenox®; Lotusate®; Nembutal®; Sandoptal®; Secogen®; Stadadorm®; Tuinal®
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Serum: Collect sample in Red top tube
Plasma: Collect sample in Lavender top tube (EDTA) or Pink top tube.
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 3 month(s)
1 Butabarbital Butisol Sodium Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.2 Hypnotic, Sedative
2 Butalbital Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.2 Hypnotic, Sedative
3 Amobarbital Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.2 Hypnotic, Sedative
4 Pentobarbital Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.2 Hypnotic, Sedative
5 Secobarbital Seconal® Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.2 Hypnotic, Sedative
6 Phenobarbital Luminal® Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.5 Anticonvulsant, Sedative

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