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Barbiturates, Serum or Plasma, Quantitative

Order Name Barbit Quant S/P
Test Number 5613601
Revision Date 09/11/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Phenobarbital, S/P, Quant
Quantitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry 3948-7 
Butalbital, S/P, Quant
Quantitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry 6895-7 
Pentobarbital, S/P, Quant
Quantitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry 3924-8 
Amobarbital, S/P, Quant
Quantitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry 3338-1 
Secobarbital, S/P, Quant
Quantitative Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry 4028-7 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 3.5 mL (1.5 mL) Serum Clot Activator (Red Top, No-Gel) Refrigerated
Alternate 1 3.5 mL (1.5 mL) Plasma Gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate) Refrigerated
Alternate 2 3.5 mL (1.5 mL) Plasma EDTA (Lavender Top) Refrigerated
Alternate 3 3.5 mL (1.5 mL) Plasma Sodium Heparin (Green Top / No-Gel)
Instructions Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Transfer 3.5 mL (Min: 1.5 mL) serum or plasma to a Standard Transport Tube.
Unacceptable Conditions: Separator tubes. Plasma or whole blood collected in lt. blue (sodium citrate). Specimens exposed to repeated freeze/thaw cycles. Hemolyzed specimens.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 3 years
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Tue, Thu, Sat 
Expected TAT 1-4 days from set up 
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 2012201
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 80345 (Alt code: G0480)
Lab Section Reference Lab