Purpose
Exclusion Screen
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80307
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days (If Positive: 15 days)

Test Includes
1 Thiopental Pentothal® Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 1 Hypnotic, Sedative
2 Pentobarbital Thiopental Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 1 Hypnotic, Sedative

Reflex Tests
Test Code Test Name
5600SP Thiopental and Metabolite Confirmation, Serum/Plasma
Compliance Statement
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by NMS Labs. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
6 mL
Minimum Volume
2.8 mL
Special Handling
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. Freeze at -70 C upon collection and ship on dry ice. Ship overnight Monday through Thursday, to arrive at NMS Labs the following day.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

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

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen (-20 °C): 2 day(s)
Frozen (-70 °C): 30 day(s)
1 Thiopental Pentothal® Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 1 Hypnotic, Sedative
2 Pentobarbital Thiopental Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 1 Hypnotic, Sedative

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LOINC® Information

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