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Salicylate (Aspirin)

Mnemonic:    [SALICYLATE]
Name:    Salicylate (Aspirin)
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST.
Spec Stability:    Stable 5 days refrigerated.
Reference Range:    Therapeutic <20 mg/dL
Critical Range:    > 30 mg/dL
  Method:    Enzymatic