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Registration CodeBGS
Method

Dedicated blood gas analyser

Constituent TestsBase excess, blood gas ;Bicarbonate, blood gas ;Chloride, blood gas ;Ionised Calcium, blood gas ;Oxygen saturation, blood gas ;pH, blood gas ;PO2, blood gas ;Potassium, blood gas ;Sodium, blood gas ;Total CO2, blood gas ;
External Price$22.52(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Samples requiring potassium analysis, do NOT send on ice.

Patient Specimen500 uL whole bld in hep blood gas syringe
Paediatric Specimen200 uL in blood gas capillary
Sample Delivery to LabMust arrive in lab within 15 min of collection
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions200 uL in blood gas capillary. 1.0 mL whole blood in heparinised syringe 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

refer to individual analytes.

Additional Information

Treat as urgent.

Delphic Number Test Number3005

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