Carbon Monoxide

Last Modified: 8/23/2019 6:13:37 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: Minimum of 0.5 mL Whole Blood in a 3.0 mL Syringe with Heparin
Minimum of 0.2 mL Whole Blood in a Tuberculin Syringe with Heparin
Collection Instructions: All extra air must be expelled at collection from syringe

Remove needle from syringe before submitting to the laboratory

Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 4 months Refrigerated
Rejection Criteria: Whole Blood in a Green Top Tube - Li Heparin
Reference Range: Non-smokers and light smokers 1-2 packs a day: 0.5% - 5.0%
Critical Ranges:  > 10%
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Cooximetry
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Stat Eligible: Yes
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Huntington, Parkview LaGrange, Parkview Noble, Parkview Regional Medical Center, Parkview Wabash, Parkview Warsaw , Parkview Whitley
PHL Test Code: CO
EPIC Test Code: LAB56
Alternate Test Names: Carboxyhemoglobin; CO
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82375

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