SALICYLATE

Synonyms: Aspirin
Computer Code: SAL
Specimen Collection: 3 mL blood (red or gold top tube).
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot. centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, refrigerate.
Reference Values: Analgesia: up to 20 MG/DL Antipyresis: up to 20 MG/DL Anti-inflammatory: up to 30 MG/DL Toxic: above 30 MG/DL
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: TOXI
Test Frequency: Daily
Routine TAT: 2 hrs
Stat TAT: 60 min
CPT Code(s): 80307
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII