Test BackgroundThiopentone is used for sedation in ICU patients.
Clinical Indications Measured in ICU patients when tests are being performed for the assessment of brain death.
Sample Required Serum (red top/no gel) or Plasma (EDTA)
Sample Volume 0.5 mL
Turnaround Time Up to 6 weeks
NotesNot currently performed in house; this is a referred test.