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blood gas cord, arterial
Computer Code: (CORDA)
Specimen Collection: Must be done at AMC Hospital.
1 mL heparinized arterial blood in capped syringe at room temperature. Pediatrics: Heparinized capillary tube. 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: NA 
Reference Values: pH 7.18-7.38 pC02 34 to 78 mm Hg p02 6 to 31 mm Hg Base Excess -2.5 to +2.5  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: GASES
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 20 min 
Stat TAT: 15 min 
CPT Code(s): 82805 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 44,44,44,6,6,6
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 09/04/2015
Time: 14:49:02 (24hr)