Salicylate, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: SAL
POE DESCRIPTION: SALICYLATE; ASPIRIN
CPT CODE: 80196
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube or SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Therapeutic: 10-20 mg/dL
CRITICAL VALUES: >40 mg/dL
LAST UPDATED:

10-3-2013

TEST SYNONYM(S):Acetysalicylic Acid, Blood; ASA, Blood; Aspirin, Blood; Salicylic Acid, Blood