Ordering Recommendation

Aid in assessment of the etiology of anion gap acidosis.

Mnemonic
SALIC
Methodology

Spectrophotometry

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

80307

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0090251 Salicylate 4024-6
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Aliases
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid, Blood
  • Aspirin, Blood
  • Salicylamide, ASA
  • Salicylic Acid, Blood
Salicylate Assay