Laboratory Services

Salicylate

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Salicylate
Synonym(s)
Aspirin
Test ID
SAL
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, K2‑EDTA and K3‑EDTA plasma
Specimen Requirements
Red Top
Aliquot Tube
Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions
Red Top - Transfer separated serum or plasma to an aliquot tube
Stability
14 days at 2‑8 °C, 14 days at ‑20 °C (± 5 °C). Freeze only once.
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Hemolysis
Methodology
Enzyme immunoassay
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
80299
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range

Analgesia/Anti-pyretic Therapeutic Range: 30-100 ug/mL

Anti-inflammatory/Rheumatic Fever Therapeutic Range: 150-300 ug/mL

Serum concentrations exceeding 600 µg/mL are usually lethal.

Toxic :  > 300 µg/mL

Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
4024-6