CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN

Synonyms:
Computer Code: COHB
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (sodium heparin green top tube). DO NOT OPEN TUBE. Sample stable for 7 days.
Minimum Volume: 1 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate.
Reference Values: 0.0-1.5% of total hemoglobin
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: GASES
Test Frequency: Same day
Routine TAT: 2 hrs
Stat TAT: 30 min
CPT Code(s): 82375
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII