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CO2, Fluid (Bicarbonate, Fluid)

Test ID   LAB223
EPIC Order
  CO2, FLUID
CPT Code(s)   82374
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; Stat 888
Specimen   10 mL fluid; sterile container; No Preservatives
  Micro: 1 mL fluid; sterile container; No Preservatives
Stability
Unspun: 4 hours
Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerator: 3 days
Frozen: 1 month
Availability Routine: 24 hours/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range   undefined
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Comments
Provide fluid type fluid and source.
Reference range is not defined; other clinical data should be taken into consideration when interpreting these results.

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on February 10, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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