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Allergen - Drug - Paracetamol AntiPyretic Test

Allergen - Drug - Paracetamol AntiPyretic Test

also known as: Allergy Paracetamol Enzyme Assay

Acetaminophen is available over the counter as one of the most commonly used medication for pain relief (analgesic) and fever (antipyretics). It is also known as paracetamol. The vital organ which is involved in the liver in processing this medicine. Over dosage of this medicine may cause damage to the liver. The Acetaminophen Blood Test or very commonly known as Paracetamol Blood Test helps the doctor to know the level of acetaminophen drug in the blood. This test helps to know the level of over dose of the medicine in the blood and the risk of liver damage. It helps the doctor to take a decision regarding the treatment to be provided.

There is no preparation needed by the patient.

  • Some of the symptoms of the acetaminophen overdose include: Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea
  • Sweating
  • Abdominal pain or cramping
  • Loss of appetite
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • Let your doctor or nurse know straight away if you have any breathlessness, wheezing or swelling of the lips, face or throat.

  1. This test helps doctors to identify the level of damage done to the liver.
  2. Helps doctors to prescribe a medicine and decide whether they should be treated as inpatients or outpatients.
  3. This test helps doctors to understand if NAC (N-Acetyl Cysteine) infusion is necessary or not
  4. It will also help speed up the development of new therapies for liver damage by targeting patients most likely to benefit.
  5. Three molecules in the blood associated with liver damage - miR-122, HMGB1, and FL-K18 - are detected by the test.
  6. The test, which detects levels of specific molecules in blood, could help doctors identify which patients arriving at the hospital need more intense treatment.

Sample required: Blood Regular or standard venipuncture 7 mL of whole blood in the solid red top tube Some labs may only need as little as 1 mL (depends on assay) Do not use a serum separator tube If time of ingestion is known, draw lab 4 hours after so that it can be plotted on the nomogram Once the blood has clotted at room temperature, the red top tube is then centrifuged within 2 hours of receipt and the serum or plasma is transferred into vials for testing or freezing.

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Average price range of the test is approximately Rs.900 depending on the factors of city, quality and availablity.

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