pH, Capillary Blood


Abbrev Code:PHC   
Order Code:LAB3676Order Name:pH Capillary


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:0.2 mL
Container: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  (Range, UMMC-East Bank, Lakes, Ridges, Northland, Southdale, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, UMMC West NICU, Grand Itasca)


Interpretive

Critical Range:Whole Blood Testing Critical Values and Reference Ranges
Reference Range:Whole Blood Testing Critical Values and Reference Ranges
Use:
  1. Evaluate oxygen and metabolic parameters
  2. Monitor oxygen therapy


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