Oxygen Saturation, Blood (Measured)

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: MO2/SAT
POE DESCRIPTION: MEASURED O2 SATURATION
CPT CODE: 82810
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: 15 minutes
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Specimen must be delivered immediately to the laboratory. Keep on ice. Indicate source on requisition (ie, arterial).
CONTAINER TYPE:

Heparinized syringe or green top tube (heparin)

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood, arterial or venous
REJECTION CRITERIA: Clotted syringe, needle attached to the syringe, and air bubbles in the sample.
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.3 mL
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Keep specimen on ice.
REFERENCE RANGE: Arterial: 95% to 99%; venous: 60% to 85%
TEST SYNONYM(S):O2SAT; SO2