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Test Code ACETA Acetaminophen Level (Tylenol®), Serum or Plasma

Performing Laboratory

Huntsville Hospital Laboratory/Madison Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Immunoassay

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Lithium heparin (light green-top)

Acceptable: Serum

 Draw blood, spin down and send 1 mL (pediatric:  0.2 mL) of plasma or serum.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma,lithium heparin / Serum RT, Spun 24 hrs
  Refrig, Spun 7 days

 

Reject Due To

Hemolysis Mild: Reject Gross: Reject
Lipemia Mild: OK Gross: OK
Icterus Mild: Reject Gross: Reject

 

Reference Values

Critical value: >100 ug/mL

No established reference values

(Therapeutic range not used)

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

CPT Coding

80329

LOINC Coding

 

Test Name LOINC Code
Acetaminophen Level

3298-7