Paracetamol


Test Information

Test Name

Paracetamol

Synonyms

Acetaminophen

Department

Biochemistry

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLBOP; PLWHK; PLR; PLT

Turn Around Time

1 Day


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes

Preparation

  • Collect 4 hours post dose, note last dose detail
  • URGENT REQUEST, process ASAP

Processing Information

Registration Code

PAR

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website