Blood Gas, Cord Blood Arterial

Last Modified: 2/13/2019 2:34:38 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: Minimum of 0.5 mL Whole Blood in a 3.0 mL Syringe with Heparin
or
Minimum of 0.2 mL Whole Blood in a Tuburculin Syringe with Heparin
Collection Instructions: Due to smearing of print while on ice, please label specimen following procedure and a second label in the pocket of transport bag with requisition

Place on ice immediately after collection for up to 2 hours

All extra air must be expelled at collection

Remove needle from syringe before submitting to the laboratory
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 10 minutes Ambient
2 hours Iced
Reference Range: Reference Range Not Established
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: ISE / Co-oximetry
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

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 Whitley
PHL Test Code: CDBGA
EPIC Test Code: LAB1398
Alternate Test Names: Cord Blood Gas
Included Tests: Base Excess; HCO3; O2 Sat; pCO2; pH; pO2; TCO2
CPT Coding: 82805

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