Phenobarbital

Alphabetical Test listing

Phenobarbital-207

  
Phenobarbital
  
207
  
80184.0
  
PHB
  
Luminal
  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Peak specimens should be collected 6 - 12 hours post ingestion

Trough specimens should be collected prior to the next dose

  

Spin

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
  
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Ambient - 8 hours

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

  

15.0 - 40.0 µg/mL

  

> 50.0 µg/mL

  
80184
  
11/30/2001
  
02/18/2020
  
02/10/2020