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Lab Test Dictionary

Acetaminophen, Quantitative


Synonyms

Tylenol, Datril, Darvocet, Excedrin, Paracetanol,

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry


Epic ID

LAB43

Lab Test Days

As Received

Standard TAT

4 hours

Stat TAT

1 hour


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Min 1.0 ml Blood, 3.0 ml if Lt. Green top Tube use

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Red Top (367812) okay


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-OK

Test Volume Required

0.5 ml plasma or serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 ml plasma or serum

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge, separate & refrigerate


Comments

For small infants 0.6 ml in Lt. Green top microtainer tube is acceptable


CPT Codes

82003