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Test ID SALCA Salicylate, Serum

Useful For

Assessing toxicity

 

This test is not useful for assessing low-dose aspirin therapy

Method Name

Photometric

Reporting Name

Salicylate, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

2. Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and aliquoted within 2 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Therapeutic: <30.0 mg/dL

Critical value: ≥50.0 mg/dL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

80307

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SALCA Salicylate, S 4024-6

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SALCA Salicylate, S 4024-6

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.