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Test ID ACMA Acetaminophen, Serum

Useful For

Monitoring toxicity in overdose cases

Method Name

Photometric

Reporting Name

Acetaminophen, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

2. Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  24 hours

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

Same day/1 day

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

80143

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ACMA Acetaminophen, S 3298-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
ACMA Acetaminophen, S 3298-7

NY State Approved

Yes

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Therapeutics Test Request (T831) with the specimen.