Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 26, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2101

Acetaminophen

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Red Top

Also Acceptable:
  • One Blue Top (Na Citrate)
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • State Patient's Last Dose
  • Reference ranges apply only after 4-hours post ingestion or a half-life value exceeding 4-hours.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Use of separator tubes
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
  • Spectrophotometric
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80176
  • 80329
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 2701 - ACETAMINOPHEN
  • 2913 - LAST DOSE
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