Kings College Criteria for Acetaminophen Toxicity and Indication for Liver Transplant

Arterial pH < 7.30
INR > 6.5 (PT > 100 sec)
Creatinine 3.4 mg/dL (300 µmol/L)
Grade III or IV hepatic encephalopathy

Result :
Does not meet transplant or referral criteria.
Does not meet transplant or referral criteria.


O'Grady J, Alexander G, Hayllar K, Williams R (1989). Early indicators of prognosis in fulminant hepatic failure. Gastroenterology 97 (2): 439–45

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