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Co-oximetry Panel

Centralized Core Laboratory - : Chemistry

Test ID :
COOX
Test Workstation :
BGAS
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Heparinized syringe, Green top (lithium heparin) microtainer or macrotainer, or heparinized capillary tubes. NO GEL SEPARATOR TUBES.
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL microtainer or syringe; (2) 180 uL capillary tubes
Minimum Volume:
250 uL microtainer or 0.5 mL syringe; (2) 125 uL capillary tubes; 1.5 mL macrotainer.
Preferred Volume:
500 uL microtainer or 0.5 mL syringe; (2) 125 uL capillary tubes; 1.5 mL macrotainer.
Cause for Rejection:
Clotted, air bubbles, tubes with gel separator.
Storage:
Room Temperature
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric/Calculations
Special Instructions:
Deliver immediately to laboratory at room temperature. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within the Hospital on the Akron campus.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
30 minutes
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report
CPT Code:
82375
Panel Includes:
Total Hgb, O2Hgb, CarboxyHgb, Methemoglobin, O2Content
Synonyms:
Carbon Monoxide Profile

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