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Last Updated: December 9, 2021 @ 10:13 am

95028

Carboxyhemoglobin Quantitation, Whole Blood

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
Submit:
  • 4 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Green Top (Li Heparin). Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 4 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Green Top (Na Heparin). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 4 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Green Top (Na Heparin). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 4 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Green Top (Li Heparin). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 4 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Green Top (Li Heparin). Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Do not collect by finger stick or heel stick.
    Keep specimen anaerobic; do not remove cap from collection tube.
    Refrigerate within 30 minutes after collection.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimens collected in EDTA tubes or not anaerobically.
    Specimens that have been opened or exposed to room air.
    Frozen or room temperature specimens.
    Specimens containing air bubbles or clots.
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 3 Day(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Spectrophotometry
Performed:Varies
Reported:2-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82375
Components:
  • 95028 - CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN
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