CO2 (Bicarbonate), Post

Specimen Plasma
Container Type Gold/White Top Tube

Stability 7 days (unopened)
Turnaround Time 1 day
Methodology Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxylase
Reference Range 21-31 mEq/L
Transport Temp Refrigerate 2°-8°C
Instructions Specimen must be kept closed (no exposure to air). Fill tube completely. Use slow flow/stop pump sampling technique as described in the “Specimen Collection and Handling” section of this manual under “Post Dialysis Sampling”. Identify post-dialysis tube with barcode label GOLD/WHITE ***POST***
CPT Code 82374