Test Directory

Paracetamol

Containers - Adult

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Brown Cap, Gel Clotted
Volume Range

0.1 ml

Additive per Container

None

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Orange Cap
Volume Range

​0.1 ml

Additive per Container

Lithium-heparin

Containers - Child

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Orange Cap - Paediatric
Volume Range

0.10 ml

Additive per Container

Lithium-heparin

Reference ranges

Not detectable, mg/L

Laboratory Site

RIE
51 Little France Crescent
Old Dalkeith Road
Edinburgh
EH16 4SA
Telephone (Biochemistry): 0131 242 6806
SJH
Howden Road West
Howden
Livingston
West Lothian
EH54 6PP
Telephone: 01506 523000

Special instructions for collection

Do not sample before 4 h following ingestion.

How to request

Prior arrangement essential to alert Emergency Laboratory.

Anticipated turnaround

1 day