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  • Blood Gas, POCT

    Test Name:Blood Gas, POCT
    Epic Order Code:Arterial: POC124
    Capillary: POC126
    Venous: POC125
    CPT Code:82803
    Specimen(s) Type:Whole Blood
    Acceptable Container(s):Heparinized syringe
    Testing Schedule:24 hours/day, 7 days/week
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
    Routine: NA
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain by standard collection procedures.
    Transport Information:Perform testing immediately. Specimen must be tested within 30 minutes.
    Reference Clients:NA
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficent volume, incorrect/delay in transport, air bubbles in syringe, clotted.
    Reference Range:See patient report.
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