Acetyl Salicylic Acid
Suspected overdose. Occasionally therapeutic monitoring may be
Request on ICE
Within 2 hours.
Serum in yellow top (SST) tube
Causes for Rejection
Unlabelled or incorrectly labelled sample
For use as an anti-inflammatory agent, pre-dose (trough) levels
should be between 200 and 350 mg/L.
Toxic symptoms occur in most patients when levels exceed 400