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Test Code SECOS Secobarbital, Serum

Reporting Name

Secobarbital, S

Useful For

Monitoring secobarbital therapy

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum Red

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Spin down within 2 hours of draw.

Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Neurology Test Request Form (T732) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/neurology-request-form.pdf)

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Red Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Ambient  14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Therapeutic concentration: 1.0-2.0 mcg/mL

Toxic concentration: >5.0 mcg/mL

Concentration at which toxicity occurs varies and should be interpreted in light of clinical situation.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Tuesday

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

80345

G0480 (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SECOS Secobarbital, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8243 Secobarbital, S 4028-7

Method Name

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)