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Test Code ACETA Acetaminophen, Plasma or Serum

Performing Laboratory

Mary Washington Healthcare-Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine-Chemistry

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:
 
Preferred:
Serum
Container/Tube:
  Serum gel tube(s) or plain red-top tube

Volume:  1 mL of serum
Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate
Collection Instructions:  Avoid hemolysis.
Note:  Label specimen appropriately (serum).
 
Alternate:
Plasma
Container/Tube:
  Green-top (heparin) tube(s)

Not Acceptable:  Grey-top (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride) tube or light blue-top (sodium citrate) tube 

Volume:  1 mL of heparinized plasma
Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate
Collection Instructions:  Avoid hemolysis.
Note:  Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

Reference Values

10-30 µg/mL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday