Blood Gas, Capillary

Sunquest Code:BGC  
Epic Code:LAB4253Epic Name:Blood Gas Cap

Collection Instructions

Container:Capillary (lithium heparin) gas tube
Collection Instructions:Refer to Blood Gas with Saturation.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not store.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on wet ice to arrive within 2 hours. UMMC, FNMC and FLMC only: Do not send in PTS.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, UMMC NICU, Grand Itasca GICH)


Critical Range:Refer to Blood Gas with Saturation.
Reference Range:Refer to Blood Gas with Saturation.
Use:Used to evaluate oxygen and metabolic parameters and to monitor oxygen therapy.

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