Ordering Recommendation

Assess exposure to acetaminophen and monitor patient adherence to drug therapy.

Mnemonic

ACETA U

Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

4-7 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Random urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

80143

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2014522 Acetaminophen Quantitative, Urine 13622-6
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.

Aliases

Acetaminophen Quantitative, Urine

National Medical Services (NMS)