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Gases, Blood Post-Oxygenator

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
BGPOS BGAS
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Heparinized syringe
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL Heparinized syringe
Cause for Rejection:
Clotted, air bubbles
Storage:
Room Temp
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Ion selective electrode/Calculations
Special Instructions:
Air bubbles should be expelled from the syringe. Can only be ordered on ECMO patients in the NICU; follow ECMO protocol for collection. Deliver immediately to laboratory at room temperature.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
TAT:
8 minutes
Additional Info:
Reference range: Not Established; Dr. interpretation only
CPT Code:
82805
Panel Includes:
pH, pCO2, pO2, HCO3, O2Saturation
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