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ID:181 Salicylate
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DescriptionAnti-inflamatory painkiller. NOTE: Reporting units changed from mmol/L to mg/L 9.00, May 1 2007
IndicationSuspected overdose.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeSerum or Heparin
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsUse Gold top (serum gel) tube except for Intensive care units, renal unit, transplant unit, patients on IV heparin (use Green/Yellow top tube for these patients).
Min. Vol2 mL
Freq.As required

Ref. Range (Male)See note
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesTherapeutic up to 350 mg/L (Note units) NOTE: Reporting units changed from mmol/L to microgram/L 9.00 am May 1, 2007
Unitsmg/L
IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TATRefer to Website
GP Acute TATRefer to Website
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 04/11/2015 11:56:25. Published By on 04/11/2014 11:56:25.