Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name SALICYLATE
Components
Synonyms SSA, Aspirin, Sulfosalicyclic Acid
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Green/yellow PST (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable PLAIN RED, K2 -EDTA.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology Enzymatic-colormetric
Reference Range 2.0-20.0 mg/dL
CPT Code(s) 80196
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes Toxic Level: > 30.0 mg/dL
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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