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Test Code UVBG Cord Blood, Venous Gas (UVBG)

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Cord Blood, Venous Gas VENOUS CORD BLOOD GASES (DCH,RMH)

 

Reporting Title

Cord Blood, Venous Gas

Methodology

Electrochemical Potentiometry, Amperometry and Conductance

Performing Laboratory

Rice Memorial Hospital

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Whole blood

Container/Type: Heparinized syringe

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.1 mL

Collection Instructions: Preparation and puncture per proper procedure.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ice slurry ≤2 hours

Reference Values

pH

7.220-7.440


pCO2

3.0-63.0 mmol/L


pO2

12.0-43.0 mmol/L

 

HCO3 (Bicarb)

20.0-28.0 mmol/L


tCO2

21.0-29.0 mmol/L


BASE EXCESS BE

-6.0 - +2.0 mmol/L

 

STD BASE EXCESS

Not established

 

STD BICARB
Not established


% SAT

23.0-94.0 %

 

CO (CarboxyHgb)

0.2-7.3%

 

MethHGB

0.5-1.4%

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

CPT Coding

82805-Blood gas