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Salicylate

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
SALI ACHM1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
1.5 mL
Cause for Rejection:
Gross icterus
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:
330-543-8417
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Reference range: Therapeutic 0-30 mg/dL Toxic >30 mg/dL
CPT Code:
80302
Synonyms:
Acetylsalicylic/Salicylic acid, Aspirin