Carbon Dioxide

Supply #193262 Red/Grey SST 8.5mL

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

Collection Guide: 

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: DO NOT OPEN TUBE, PROPER SPECIMEN COLLECTION AND PROCESSING ARE CRITICAL FOR RELIABLE TESTING.

Supply: #193262 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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