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Epic Code LAB43 Acetaminophen Level

Test Name Alias

Tylenol | Datril | Phenacetin: APAP | 8073

Interface Order Alias

10000

Icons & Photos

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Specimen Requirements

Specimen Collection: Blood

Container(s): 4.5 mL Mint Green Top (Lithium Heparin Gel) or 5.0 mL Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 4.5 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 0.5 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Avoid hemolysis.
  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site Collection):

Processed Specimen: Plasma or Serum

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: Yes

Processing Instructions:

  • Plasma is preferred specimen type
  • Green Tube/Plasma: Centrifuge after collection.
  • Gold Tube/Serum: Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

 

Note: Red top (plain) or Green top (Lithium Heparin, Non-Gel) are also acceptable specimen containers at SHRL

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 12 hours

Refrigerate: 24 hours (48 hours if aliquoted serum/plasma)

Frozen: aliquot plasma/serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

15.0-30.0 ug/ml

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Blodgett Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Gerber Laboratory, Fremont, MI
Spectrum Health Kelsey Laboratory, Lakeview, MI
Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI
Spectrum Health Pennock Laboratory, Hastings, MI
Spectrum Health Reed City Laboratory, Reed City, MI
Spectrum Health United Laboratory, Greenville, MI
Spectrum Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI

Methodology

Homogeneous Enzyme Immunoassay

CPT

80329-LAB-ACETAMINOPHEN LEVEL
G0480

CDM Code

80101103

Epic Test ID

1230101455

LOINC

Acetaminophen Lvl: 3298-7

Beaker LOINC

ACETAMINOPHEN LEVEL: 3298-7
HEMOLYSIS INDEX: N/A
LIPEMIA INDEX, SERUM: N/A

Reviewed Date

3/5/2020

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: ACETAMINOPHEN LEVEL
Beaker Display Name: Acetaminophen, Blood Level
BEAKER TEST NAME: ACETAMINOPHEN
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Acetaminophen

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BL CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BR CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
GM CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
KL CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
LH CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
PH CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
RC CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
UN CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
UN CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
ZH CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated