Bicarbonate (CO2)

CPT Code(s):

-

Methodology:

Performed:

Monday - Friday

Reported:

Within 24 hours

Use:

-

Specimen Requirements:

Type: Peripheral blood
Container/Tube:

  • Serum, gel
  • Plasma, gel

Sample Volume: 0.5mL

Stability (collection to time of analysis/testing): Protect from exposure to air.

  • Ambient: 24 hours
Unacceptable Conditions: Moderate to gross hemolysis

Collection Procedure:

Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

Reference Values:

-

Interpretation Data:

-

Notes:

UFHPL Test #: 20088

Reported Notes:

Specimen Retention Time: 5 days

Result:

-