Acetaminophen (Tylenol) [201]

Test Code

Alias/See Also

CPT Codes
80329 (HCPCS: G0480)

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum SST

Avoid hemolysis. Invert a minimum of 5 times then allow to clot in an upright position for 30 minuties. Centrifuge the SST for at least 10 minutes. Keep tightly stoppered.

Transport Container
SST (speckled top) tube

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (preferred)
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Specimen Stability
5 day room temperature or refrigerated if serum is separated from cells within 1 hour of collection and original SST tube stopper has not been removed.

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Hemolysis, Lipemia, incorrect specimen type, insufficient sample volume, improper storage conditions, exceeds specimen stability guidelines, contaminated sample.


Setup Schedule
Monday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Performing Laboratory
CompuNet Clinical Laboratories, LLC
2308 Sandridge Drive
Moraine, OH 45439

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.