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Test Code RTBGPP ECMO Pump ABG (Peds)

Specimen Type

Pump Blood, Arterial

Container/Tube

Balanced heparinized syringe

Turnaround Time

15 minutes

UCMC Collection Instructions

Remove air. Remove needle from syringe. Cap tightly and mix
well. No ice.

STAT Turnaround Time

15 minutes

Fee Code

Pediatrics: 24419

Adults: 24245

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

24/7

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

Available

CPT

82805

Method Name

Potentiometry: pH, pCO2

Amperometry: pO2

Derived: HCO3-, base excess

Optical (CO-oximetry): SO2, hemoglobin, oxyhemoglobin, deoxyhemoglobin, carboxyhemoglobin, methemoglobin

Additional Information

For SO2: "Measured oxygen saturation of functional hemoglobin according to the following formula. OxyHb/(OxyHb + DeoxyHb)."

For OxyHb: "Measured oxygen saturation of total hemoglobin according to the following formula. OxyHb/(OxyHb + DeoxyHb + COHb + MetHb)."