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Salicyates

SIM

12210 

CPT

80196 

Synonyms

Acetysalicylic Acid; Aspirin 

Specimen Type

Plasma or serum 

Container

3.5 ml Green - Lithium heparin plasma separator 
4.0 ml Gold-top serum separator 

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

2 mL plasma or serum, minimum 0.5 ml

Additional Information

none

Patient Preparation

none

Specimen Processing Instructions

Plasma:  Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for a minimum of 10 minutes

Serum:  Allow to clot.  Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for a minimum of 10 minutes

Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Room temperature:  8 hours   Refrigerated: 5 days 

Rejection Criteria

If not centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

Reference Range

2-30 mg/dl

Critical Value

>30 mg/dl 

Test Includes

Salicylate 

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay measuring  rate absorbance 

TestingFrequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2/2/2018

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