CO2, Total, Whole Blood


Abbrev Code:CO2W   
Order Code:LAB3399Order Name:CO2 Whole Blood
Synonyms:Carbon Dioxide
Methodology:Direct ion selective electrode
CPT Codes: 82374 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL (3 mL syringe); 0.2 mL (tuberculin syringe); 0.1 mL (capillary tube)
Container:Dry heparin syringe
Alternate Containers: Capillary (lithium heparin) gas tube, Green (lithium heparin) on ICE, Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Collection Instructions:Must be delivered to the laboratory within 2 hours of collection. Plasma samples are acceptable if processed within 2 hours of collection.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process. Do not store.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (CSC Mpls, Northland, UMMC East Bank, UMMC West NICU, UMMC West Satellite, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Whole Blood Testing Critical Values and Reference Ranges


Click HERE to Report test errors or omissions.
*If no email program is associated with this computer, please contact:
systemlabguide@fairview.org for TestID: 4387"