Acetaminophen to MedTox

Sunquest Code:ACETMT  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Datril; Tylenol
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory 24 hours/day; results are reported within 24 hours.
Special Instructions:Only send samples to MedTox when interfering substances are present.
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Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.6 mL minimum. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Stability:Stability: Samples are stable up to 3 days at room temperature. For longer storage, refrigerate or freeze.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:2


Critical Range:Greater than 150.0 ug/mL
Reference Range:10-30 ug/mL

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