Salicylate

Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: SALIM MACH1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoaglulant) tube or Green top (heparin) tube

Collection Volume: 0.4 mL (minimum 0.2 mL)

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Enzymatic

Special Instructions: For therapeutic monitoring, draw peak levels 1 hour post-oral ingestion and trough levels immediately prior to next dose. Please indicate whether the specimen is a peak, trough, or random level.

Lab/Phone: 330-746-9623

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range:

Therapeutic 0-30 mg/dL

Toxic > 30 mg/dL

CPT Code: 80302

Synonyms: Acetylsalicylic/Salicylic acid, Aspirin

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