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Test ID: FKEBS    
Ketamine and Metabolite Screen/Confirmation, Serum/Plasma

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Reporting limit determined each analysis

Units:  ng/mL



             Synonym(s):  Ketalar


  Reported levels during anesthesia: 500-6500 ng/mL



              Synonym(s):  Ketamine Metabolite


  The intravenous administration of 2 mg/kg of Ketamine followed by

  continuous infusion of 41 mcg/kg/minute produced an average steady-

  state plasma concentration of 2200 ng Ketamine/mL and an average

  peak Norketamine level of 1050 ng/mL which occurred near the end

  of the 3 hour infusion.


Test Performed by: NMS Labs

                             3701 Welsh Road

                             P.O. Box 433A

                             Willow Grove, PA 19090-0437