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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeBGS
Method

Dedicated blood gas analyser

Refer to GroupGases and Co-oximetry, Blood ;Gases and Electrolytes, blood ;Gases, blood ;
External PriceContact Canterbury Health Laboratories on +64 3 364 0484 or email Labinfo.
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Sample must be kept anaerobic,

Patient Specimen500 uL whole blood in hep. blood gas syringe
Paediatric Specimen200 uL whole blood in heparinised syringe
Sample Delivery to LabCapped syringe sent on ice, to Laboratory within 15 mins
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions200 uL whole blood in a blood gas syringe, On ice, sample must be kept anaerobic
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Core
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 3640397 ext: 80397
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs
Turnaround Time30 mins - 1 hr
Reference Interval

Arterial  O2 saturation: >97%

Additional Information

Treat as urgent.

Delphic Number Test Number3499

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