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Pentobarbital

Referred out for testing

Source Blood
Mnemonic PENTO
Specimen Requirements

2 x 4 mL red top tube

0.7 mL serum minimum

Specimen Handling

Centrifuge and pour off serum within 2 hours of collection. Keep refrigerated.

Send specimen in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.

Deliver specimens to CLS Analytical Toxicology who will redirect to Mayo as required.

DSC:
If specimen received outside of Analytical Toxicology hours, store in refrigerator.

Additional Information

Testing Location Mayo Clinic
Testing Frequency As required
Alternate Name(s) Nembutal
Reference Interval