SALICYLATE, SERUM

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL (0.2 mL minimum) serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Methodology
High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Stability
Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Therapeutic value: <20 mg/dL
Toxic concentration: >30 mg/dL

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time1-3 days
Test CodeSALIC
CPT-4 Code (s)
80329 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
4024-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory