Thiopentone is used for sedation in ICU patients.
Measured in ICU patients when tests are being performed for the assessment of brain death.
|Sample & container required||Serum (red top/no gel) or Plasma (EDTA)|
|Sample volume||0.5 mL|
|Turnaround time||Up to 6 weeks|
Not currently performed in house; this is a referred test.