Carbon DioxideMain Content
Test Code: 310
CPT Code(s): 82374
Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)
Clinical Significance: Measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of numerous potentially serious disorders associated with changes in body acid-base balance.
Additional names: CO2 Content,Bicarbonate,HCO3
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: DO NOT OPEN TUBE, PROPER SPECIMEN COLLECTION AND PROCESSING ARE CRITICAL FOR RELIABLE TESTING.
Supply: T01 - Red/Grey SST 8.5mL
Preferred Specimen Requirements: Serum
Preferred Volume: 1mL
Container Type: Serum Separator tube (SST)
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 72 hours
Reject due: Tubes containin anticoagulants; Red-top tube (no gel)
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