Carboxyhemoglobin-59

Test info

  
Carboxyhemoglobin
  
59
  
82375.0
  
CO
  
CO
COHb
Carboxy-Hemoglobin
Carbon Monoxide

Specimen

  
Sodium heparin (Na hep) whole blood
  
  
2.0 mL
  

Do not spin and do not open

  

Dk green Sodium heparin (Na hep), no gel, unspun and unopened

  

Blood gas syringe

  

Refrigerated - 7 days

Ambient - 24 hours

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
    • Li heparin PST tubes are not acceptable
    • EDTA whole blood is not acceptable
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Ion Selective Electrodes

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

0.5 - 1.5% (non-smoker)

  

> 20%

Billing

  
82375

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
02/12/2020
  
02/07/2020