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Carboxyhemoglobin

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB56

 

Methodology: 

Spectrophotometric

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 mL Whole Blood in a Dark Green Top Li Heparin Tube only.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Transport: Alert Lab of Arrival.
Handling: Draw Before Giving Oxygen.
On Floor Storage: Full tube, unopened

 

Reference Interval: 

Non-smoker: <3%
Smoker: <10%

CPT Code(s): 

82375

Last Changed: 

8/24/2017 12:40 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/24/2017 12:40 PM