Lab Test : Carbon Dioxide

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Alternate:CO2; Total CO2
Includes:Carbon dioxide, CO2.
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:CO2
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.3 mL
Container:3 mL green top tube or green microtainer (sodium heparin)
Temperature:Transport to laboratory within 30 minutes.
Rejection:Greater than 1 hour in transport.
Normal:0 years: 20-28 mmol/L
12 years: 23-30 mmol/L
Uses:Evaluation of acid-base balance.
Limitations:None.
Method:Coupled Enzymatic
 

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