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Test Mnemonic 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.


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

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday

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)

Forms

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