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blood gas, venous
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: (VGAS)
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: Transport to lab within 30 minutes. 
Reference Values: pH 0 Day Full Term 7.29-7.48 pH 1 Day to Adult 7.32-7.43 pC02 0-30 days NO DATA AVAILABLE pC02 31 days to Adult 40 to 52 mm Hg p02 0 day NO DATA AVAILABLE p02 2 day to Adult 30 to 50 mmHg 02 Sat 0 Day to Adult 60 to 85% Base Excess 0 Day to Adult -2.5 to +2.5 Calculated Bicarbonate 0 Day to Adult 22 to 26 MMOL/L  
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: 04/17/2014
Time: 17:34:47 (24hr)