Librium & Metabolite
Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
2.5 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Cause for rejection:
Sent to reference lab
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)/Gas Chromatography (GC)
Do not use serum separator tubes. Protect from light. Remove serum from cells within 2 hours of collection.
For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Librium: 0.5-3.0 ug/mL (Based on an adult dose 5-100 mg)
Nordiazepam: 0.1-1.5 ug/mL (Based on normal dosages)
Librium and Nordiazepam