Phenobarbital
0090230
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PHNO
Methodology
Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red. Also acceptable: Green (sodium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes or gels, lavender (EDTA), or gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate). Hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 6 months; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
0-2 months: 15.0-30.0 µg/mL
Toxic: 40.1 µg/mL or greater
3 months and older: 15.0-40.0 µg/mL
Toxic: 50.1 µg/mL or greater
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
80184
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0090230Phenobarbital
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Cross References
  • Luminal