Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 22, 2019 @ 10:13 am

2044

Salicylate

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Red Top

Also Acceptable:
  • One Gray Top
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One SST
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • SST ONLY STABLE UP TO 24 HOURS.
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 6 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Homogeneous enzyme immunoassay
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80329
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Reference range for Salicylate:
Effective Level = 20-25 mg/dL
Potentially Toxic = >50 mg/dL
Components:
  • 2744 - SALICYLATE, SERUM
  • 2912 - LAST DOSE
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