Salicylate Assay
0090251
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
SALIC
Methodology
Spectrophotometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Plain red. Also acceptable: Lavender (K2 or K3EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
Analgesic: 2-10 mg/dL
Anti-inflammatory: 10-30 mg/dL
Toxic: 31 mg/dL or greater  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
80196
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0090251Salicylate4024-6
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Aliases
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid, Blood
  • Aspirin, Blood
  • Salicylamide, ASA
  • Salicylic Acid, Blood