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Test Code ACETM Acetaminophen, Plasma

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic



Enzyme Immunoassay

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Submit the following specimen:



Container/Tube: Mint-top (lithium heparin) tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of plasma

Collection Instructions:

Trough: Draw immediately before next dose.

Peak: Draw 4 hours after ingestion.

Note: 1. Indicate plasma.

2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).



Specimen Transport Temperature


Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Available STAT

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82003 (HH Bill Code 0205262)

Reference Values

10-30 µg/mL
Toxic concentration (automatic call-back): >50 µg/mL