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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Phenobarbitone

Phenobarbitone

Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

TestPhenobarbitone
Common AbbreviationsPHB
ProfileNA
Tube typeBrown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationTherapeutic drug monitoring of antiepileptic therapy
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeSerum
Minimum Volume0.5mL
Special PrecautionsLithium heparin samples are preferred for patients in ITU, transplant patients and those on IV heparin
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time2 days
LaboratorySt James's University Hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF 0113 392 3285
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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