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Acetaminophen
0090001
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
ACET
Methodology
Spectrophotometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Specimens collected in separator tubes, sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate, or sodium citrate anticoagulants. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 45 days 
Reference Interval
10-30 µg/mL

Critical values:
Post four-hour ingestion: greater than 150 µg/mL
Post 12-hour ingestion: greater than 40 µg/mL
Interpretive Data
Acetaminophen concentrations greater than 150 µg/mL at four hours after ingestion and 40 µg/mL at 12 hours after ingestion are often associated with toxicity.

Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0090001Acetaminophen3298-7
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Aliases
  • Datril
  • Tylenol
  • Tylenol level