Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name CO2
Components
Synonyms Carbon Dioxide , Bicarbonate, HCO3
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred Green/Yellow PAT (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED or SST.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology PEPC
Reference Range Males (22-31 mmol/L), Females (22-31 mmol/L
CPT Code(s) 82374
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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