Acetaminophen

Supply # 53712 Red Top Tube (NO GEL) 10mL

Test Code: 201

CPT Code(s): 80329

Includes: Acetaminophen

Methodology: Immunoturbidimeteric, Enzymatic

Clinical Significance: Acetaminophen is an analgesic/anti-inflammatory agent that may be hepatotoxic when ingested in quatities exceeding 150mg/kg.

Additional names: Acet; Tylenol; Acetm

Collection Guide: 

Supply: 53712 Red Top Tube (NO GEL) 10mL

Preferred Specimen: Serum

Preferred Volume: 2mL

Transport Container: Red Top Tube (NO GEL)

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Stability: Refrigerated: 2 days

Reject due: EDTA plasma is not acceptable; Specimens with hemolysis greather than 2+ will be rejected and should be recollected.

Special Instructions: Hemolyzed, icteric, and lipemic samples should not be used.

For additional supply or collection device information, please contact DLO's Customer Service at (800) 891-2917, option 2.

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed.