Arterial ECMO Blood Gas


Sunquest Code:BGEA  
Epic Code:LAB4168Epic Name:Blood gas ELS Arterial
Synonyms:Blood Gases
CPT Code:82803
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day;


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Arterial Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL (3 mL syringe); 0.2 mL (tuberculin syringe), 0.1 mL (capillary tube)
Collection Instructions:Refer to Arterial Blood Gas with Oxyhemoglobin for collection instructions. Specimen should be free of air bubbles. Deliver to laboratory immediately; if received within 30 minutes, ice is not required.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not store.
Shipping Instructions:Do not ship. Do not send in PTS.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (UMMC-East Bank, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, UMMC NICU)


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