What is the role of serum phosphate values in the workup of acetaminophen toxicity/poisoning?

Updated: Jan 17, 2020
  • Author: Susan E Farrell, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, MD  more...
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Serum phosphate values have also been used as an early predictor of outcome in severe acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity. However, these values are not considered strong enough prognostic indicators to guide antidotal treatment. [23]


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