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ID:940 Midazolam
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DescriptionA benzodiazepine drug used for sedation in the intensive care setting. In the presence of renal or multiple organ failure the elimination half life is significantly increased which may result in prolonged sedation. Measurement in serum can help differentiate midazolam over-sedation from neurological damage.
Indication
Additional InfoThis assay is ONLY available by arrangement with Clinical Biochemistry, please contact Duty Biochemist.(Please record name of contact person)
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleSerum
TubeSerum (No Gel)
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsSerum sample WITHOUT separator gel required. Gel causes assay interference
Min. Vol2.0ml
Freq.

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Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
IP Routine TATAt least 1 week
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TATAt least 1 week
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : RB. Review due on 17/10/2017. Published By RB on 17/10/2017.