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Co-oximetry Panel

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
COOX BGAS
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Heparinized syringe, Green top (lithium heparin) microtainer
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL microtainer or syringe; (2) 180 uL capillary tubes
Cause for Rejection:
Clotted, air bubbles
Storage:
Room Temp
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric/Calculations
Special Instructions:
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. Deliver immediately to laboratory at room temperature. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within the Hospital on the Akron or Beeghly campus.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
TAT:
30 minutes
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report
CPT Code:
82375
Panel Includes:
Total Hgb, O2Hgb, CarboxyHgb, Methemoglobin, O2Content
Capillary Tubes:
Whole Blood
Synonyms:
Carbon Monoxide Profile