Salicylate


Test Information

Test Name

Salicylate

Synonyms

Aspirin; Salicylic Acid

Department

Biochemistry

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLBOP; PLR; PLWHK; PLT; Referral

Turn Around Time

1 day


Collection Information

Main Lab Only

Yes

Preparation

  • Deliver to lab within 1 hour of collection

Processing Information

Registration Code

SAL

Notes

  • URGENT test, process ASAP

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Alternative Specimen

Lithium Heparin; Plain tube


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website