CARBON MONOXIDE

Code
310.0502
Name
CARBON MONOXIDE
Category
None
Department
Chemistry
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CO; Carboxyhemoglobin
CPT Codes
82375
Site
Main Lab
Reference Test
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Green, Heparin

Volume

2.0 ml

Transport Info

Keep on Ice. Deliver ASAP

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

0-0.8%

Methodology

CO-Oximetry

Clinical Significance

Determine the extent of carbon monoxide poisoning, toxicity; evaluate headache, dyspnea, coma, convulsions; work-up persons exposed to fires and smoke inhalation.

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