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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration Code BGS or MET
Method

Co-oximetry on dedicated blood gas analyser

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

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Keep sample anaerobic

Patient Specimen 500 uL in blood gas syringe, or full LH PST
Paediatric Specimen0.2 mL in blood gas capillary - venous.
Sample Delivery to LabMust arrive in lab within 2 hrs of collection - send on ice.
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions200 uL in blood gas capillary. 500 uL blood in heparinised syringe or full Lith hep tube.
Aliquot Transport to CHLPlease send on ice.
  

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 min - 1 hr
Reference Interval

Reference Interval Arterial or Venous: 0.00 - 1.5 %

Delphic Number Test Number3088

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