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Test Code SAL Salicylate, Serum


Ferric Nitrate

Performing Laboratory

Aspen Valley Hospital

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:  Orange-top tube(s) - Plasma or serum gel tube is not acceptable.

Specimen:  2 mL (minimum volume:  0.5 mL) of serum

Transport Temperature:  Ambient

Collection Instructions:  Allow specimen to clot for approximately 10 minutes, spin down, and send entire tube to laboratory. If there is a delay in transport of >8 hours, send specimen refrigerated in ≤7 days.

Reference Values

Therapeutic range:  2.8-20.0 mg/dL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding