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Epic Code LAB34 Salicylate, Blood Level

Test Name Alias

Salicylate Blood Level | ASA | Salicylic Acid | Aspirin | 8313

Interface Order Alias

10245

Specimen Requirements

Submit only one of the following specimens:


Preferred
Specimen Type: Plasma
Container/Tube: Mint Green Top (Lithium Heparin Gel)
Volume: 4.5 mL
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL plasma
Collection Instructions: Centrifuge within 2 hours


Acceptable
Specimen Type: Serum
Container/Tube: Gold Top (Serum Separator – SST Gel)
Volume: 5 mL
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL Serum
Collection Instructions: Allow specimen to clot for 30 minutes and centrifuge within 2 hours.

Special Instructions

Avoid gross hemolysis

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerate: 24 hours (48 hours if aliquoted serum/plasma)

Frozen: aliquot plasma/serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 3 days

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

STAT TAT 1 hour.

Reference Range

2 – 10 mg/dL

 

Laboratory Critical Values Table

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Blodgett Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Gerber Laboratory, Fremont, MI
Spectrum Health Kelsey Laboratory, Lakeview, MI
Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI
Spectrum Health Pennock Laboratory, Hastings, MI
Spectrum Health Reed City Laboratory, Reed City, MI
Spectrum Health United Laboratory, Greenville, MI
Spectrum Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI

Methodology

Enzymatic colorimetric

CPT

80329-LAB-SALICYLATES LEVEL
HCPCS: G0480

CDM Code

4058313

Epic Test ID

1230101146

LOINC

Salicylate Lvl: 4024-6

Beaker LOINC

LIPEMIA INDEX, SERUM: N/A
SALICYLATE LEVEL: 4024-6

Additional Information

Red top (plain) or Green top (Lithium Heparin, Non-Gel) are also acceptable specimen containers.

Reviewed Date

3/5/2020

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: SALICYLATE LEVEL
Beaker Display Name: Salicylate, Blood Level
BEAKER TEST NAME: SALICYLATE
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Salicylate

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BL CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BL CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BR CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BR CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
GM CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
GM CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
KL CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
KL CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
LH CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
LH CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
PH CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
PH CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
RC CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
RC CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
UN CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
UN CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
ZH CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
ZH CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated