Test Background Thiopentone is used for sedation in ICU patients.
Clinical Indications Measured in ICU patients when tests are being performed for the assessment of brain death.
Reference Range See report
Sample Required Serum (red top/no gel) or Plasma (EDTA)
Sample Volume 0.5 mL
Turnaround Time Up to 6 weeks
Notes Not currently performed in house; this is a referred test.