Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

2 hours

Soft Order Code
SAL

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Aspirin
SAL
SALICYLATE
SALICYLATE LEVEL

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Enzymatic Endpoint (NADH to NAD+ at 340nm)

Test Usage

To monitor proper dosage during salicylate therapy. To aid in the evaluation of patients with possible salicylate intoxication.

Reference Range

Therapeutic: 2 - 29 mg/dL; Critical Value: >30 mg/dL; Lethal Level: >70 mg/dL.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial, and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
80329
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
4024-6

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.