Blood pH, Arterial


Sunquest Code:PH  
Epic Code:LAB3674Epic Name:PH Arterial
CPT Code:82800


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:0.5 mL (3 mL syringe); 0.2 mL (tuberculin syringe)
Container:Dry heparin syringe (Capillary (lithium heparin) gas tube)
Collection Instructions:Refer to Blood Gas with Oxyhemoglobin


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not store.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, UMMC NICU)


Interpretive

Critical Range:Refer to Blood Gas with Oxyhemoglobin
Reference Range:Refer to Blood Gas with Oxyhemoglobin


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