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Thiopentone

Blood Sciences Test


Specimen

Serum

Special Instructions

Contact the laboratory on ext 2935

Units

umol/L

Reference Range

Deep sedation 200 – 300 ┬Ámol/L

Signs of awakening should occur at 40 – 50 ┬Ámol/L

Test Usage

To determine whether Thiopentone is responsible for a comatose condition

Availability

Referred test

Turnaround Time

1 day

Cannot be added on to an existing request

Assayed By

Toxicology Laboratory, Llandough Hospital, Penarth, Wales Tel 029 2071 6893

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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