Enzymatic Endpoint (NADH to NAD+ at 340nm)
To monitor proper dosage during salicylate therapy. To aid in the evaluation of patients with possible salicylate intoxication.
Therapeutic: 2 - 29 mg/dL; Critical Value: >30 mg/dL; Lethal Level: >70 mg/dL.
- SALICYLATE LEVEL
STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).
Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial, and refrigerate.