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Test Code SAL Salicylate, Plasma or Serum

Methodology

EMIT® Tox Enzyme Immunoassay 

Performing Laboratory

Munson Healthcare Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Specimen must arrive within 24 hours of draw.

 

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Container/Tube: Green-top (heparin) gel tube

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL of heparinized plasma
Transport Temperature: Refrigerate. If specimen will not be analyzed within 24 hours, send specimen frozen in plastic vial.
Collection Instructions: Forward promptly.

Note: 1. Indicate plasma.
2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).


Serum
Container/Tube: Gold-top serum gel tube

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL of serum
Transport Temperature: Refrigerate. If specimen will not be analyzed within 24 hours, send specimen frozen in plastic vial.
Collection Instructions: Forward promptly.

Note: 1. Indicate serum.
2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Reference Values

3-29 mg/dL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

80196