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



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80329 (Alt code: G0480)

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2014522 Acetaminophen Quantitative, Urine 13622-6
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Aliases
Acetaminophen Quantitative, Urine

National Medical Services (NMS)