Test Code: 201
CPT Code(s): 80329
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
Supply: T05 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.
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