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Test ID: ACM    
Acetaminophen, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8698

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Monitoring toxicity in overdose cases

 

Serum concentration and half-life are the only way to assess degree of intoxication in early stages since other liver function studies (eg, bilirubin, liver function enzymes) will not show clinically significant increases until after tissue damage has occurred, at which point therapy is ineffective.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme-Multiplied Immunoassay Technique (EMIT)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Acetaminophen, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
Anacin-3 (Acetaminophen)
Datril
Excedrin (Acetaminophen)
Phenacetin
Tylenol (Acetaminophen)