Carbon Monoxide, Venous

Last Modified: 10/7/2020 9:48:15 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

Due to the required Syringe collection, THIS TEST IS ONLY COLLECTED AT OUR Parkview Hospitals Outpatient sites
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 4 months Refrigerated
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 Dekalb, 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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