Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Acetaminophen

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
1 ml of blood in red or green top tube, no gel

Availability
Stat, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat: 1 hr & Routine: 2-4 hrs

Special Instructions
Draw 4 hrs post ingestion

Methodology
Enzymatic Colorimetric

Ranges
Therapeutic: 10-20 mcg/mL
Toxic: > 150 mcg/mL 4 hrs post ingestion

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