Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: June 18, 2024 @ 9:13 am

90120

Barbiturates, Serum [Confirmation]

Specimen:Collect:
  • Two Gray Top

Also Acceptable:
  • Two Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • Two Lavender (EDTA)
  • Two Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 4 mL (Min:1.5 mL) Plasma in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 4 mL (Min:1.5 mL) Serum in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 4 mL (Min:1.5 mL) Plasma in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 4 mL (Min:1.5 mL) Plasma in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 4 mL (Min:1.5 mL) Plasma in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Use of separator tubes
Stability:Ambient: 1 Week(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 24 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
  • Quantitative Liquid Chromatography-Tendem Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Reported:2-8 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80345
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 90121 - PHENOBARBITAL
  • 90122 - BUTALBITAL
  • 90123 - PENTOBARBITAL
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