Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Diazepam

Synonyms
Vallium

CMH Lab Section
Toxicology/TDM

Specimen Requirements
2 ml of blood in a red or green top tube, no gel

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
48 hrs

Special Instructions
Includes: Diazpam, Nordiazepam
Protect from light

Methodology
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Ranges
Therapeutic: 100-1500 ng/mL Diazepam plus metabolites
Toxic: >3000 ng/mL Diazepam plus metabolites

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