SALICYLATE BLOOD (SAL)
: SAL, Aspirin
: 0-150 yrs: 15-30 mg/dL; Comment: Potentially toxic is >30 mg/dL
: Dark green (Sodium Heparin) tube - 6.0 mL
: Red top (no gel)
: 2 dark green microtainers
: 1 mL plasma
: 0.4 mL plasma
: Refrigerated if not delivered to the lab immediately
: Refrigerated: 2 days, frozen at -20 C for longer storage
Reasons for Rejection
: Hemolysis, low volume
: Stat: 1 hour, routine: 2 hours
: Draw immediately before next dose. Refrigerate if not delivered immediately.
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