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CARBON MONOXIDE

Test Name  CARBON MONOXIDE 
Mnemonic  CARBO 
Lab Order Code   
CPT   82375 
Department  Main Lab 
Container  EDTA (Lavendar) or Heparin (Green) 
Alternative Container   
Handling  Volume: 1 ml EDTA or heparinized whole blood Deliver to Laboratory immediately. Testing within 30 min of receipt. Physical response: 1.5 - 6%: smoking 10 - 20%: headaches, mild dyspnea 30 - 40%: weakness, nausea, vomitting, visual disturbance 50 - 70%: seizures, come and compromised heart/lung function >70%: typically fatal 
Preferred Volume  1.0 ml whole blood  
Minimum Volume   
Stability   
Reject Criteria   
Component   
Methodology  Ion specific electrode 
Units 
Reference Range   0.0-1.5 % 
Neonate Reference Range   
Required Information   
Performed  Daily 
Reported   STAT: 10 minutes 
Note  Do not centrifuge specimen 
LOINC    
Cross References   
Referred Lab   
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