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ID:940 Midazolam
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DescriptionMidazolam is a short-acting benzodiazepine with general properties similar to those of diazepam, except that it has a more potent amnestic action. It is mainly used for premedication and sedation and for induction of general anaesthesia.
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Additional Info***This assay is currently unavailable at Cardiff. Please phone the Duty Biochemist to discuss (0113 39 26922 option 2)***
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Interpretation Please note: this assay is not sensitive enough for use in brain stem death testing.

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeEDTA (Haem)
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Collection ConditionsDo not use a gel separator serum tube.
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Originally edited by : RB. Review due on 23/07/2020 10:18:46. Published By Eleanor McLaughlan on 23/07/2019 10:18:46.