Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine

Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Laboratory
Ph: (330) 543-8573
Fax: (330) 543-3659

LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION


PATIENT INFO
Patient Name:
Medical Record #:
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PHYSICIAN INFO
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TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Arterial Blood Gases   
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SPECIMEN INFO
Collection Date & Time:
Collected By:
Test Information for Arterial Blood Gases
CPT Code: 82805

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type/Collection Container: Heparinized syringe, capillary tubes

Collection Volume: 0.5 mL heparinized syringe; or (2) 125 uL capillary tubes

Cause for rejection: Clotted,specimen not sent in ice,air bubbles

Storage: On Ice

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Ion selective electrode/Calculations

Special Instructions: Notify lab if patient's temperature is other than 37C to correct results (temperature dependent). If collecting blood in capillary tubes from a finger or heel, place a warm, moist towel on hand or foot for 10 minutes prior to lancet puncture. Place specimen on ice and deliver to lab immediately.

TAT: 30 minutes

Panel Includes: Total Hgb, pH, PCO2, pO2, HCO3, TCO2, O2 Saturation, O2 Hgb, Std Base Excess


Lab/Phone: 330-746-9623

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Cindy Maurer at (330)543-8689.

SHIP TO:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CCL
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308


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