Acetaminophe

Test ID: 

703485

CPT code:

80329

Synonyms:

Anacin-3, P-Acetaminophenol, N-Acetyl-P-Aminophenol, Phenaphen, Paracetamol, Excedrine®, NAPA, Tempra®, Panadol®, Datril®, Tylenol®

Clinical Use:

Acetaminophen is an analgesic agent that may be hepatotoxic when ingested in quantities exceeding 150 mg/kg

Specimen Type:

Serum or plasma

Requested Volume: 

1 mL

Minimum Volume: 

0.2 mL

Container Type: 

Serum:  Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube. Do not use a gel-barrier tube. Plasma: EDTA (lavender-top) tube, sodium or lithium heparin (green-top) tube or fluoride/oxalate (gray-top) tube.

Patient Prep.:

Collect as a trough just prior to next dose.

Collection:

Serum: red-top tube (no gel) Plasma: EDTA (lavender-top) tube, sodium or lithium heparin (green-top) tube or fluoride/oxalate (gray-top) tube

Storage Instructions:

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Gel-barrier tube; hemolysis; gross lipemia; icteric specimen.

 

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