Carbon Dioxide, Total, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: CO2
POE DESCRIPTION: CARBON DIOXIDE; CO2
CPT CODE: 82374
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: 0-1 year: 13-22 mmol/L; 1-15 years: 20-28 mmol/L; 15 years to adult: 22-29 mmol/L
CRITICAL VALUES:

≤ 10 mmol/L

TEST SYNONYM(S):CO2; Total CO2