Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Salicylate Level

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
1 ml of blood in a red or green top tube, no gel

Availability
Stat, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat: 1 hrRoutine: 2-4 hrs

Methodology
Vitros Colorimetric

Ranges
Anti-Inflammatory: 15-30 mg/dL
Toxic: >30 mg/dL

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