Acetaminophen, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: ACETAMIN
POE DESCRIPTION: ACETOMINOPHEN; TYLENOL; ACETAMIN
CPT CODE: 82003
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE: Red top tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Therapeutic: 10-30 µg/mL
CRITICAL VALUES: >50 µg/mL
TEST SYNONYM(S):Datril., Paracetamol; Tylenol.