31539:CO-OXIMETRY, VENOUS

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31539:CO-OXIMETRY, VENOUS
Methodology: Absorbance Measurement and Calculation
Edit Date: 3/26/2008
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 82810 / 83050 / 82375
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Whole blood in a 5 mL heparinized plastic syringe by venipuncture.
Handling: Remove any air bubbles immediately after collection. Transport to lab at ambient temperature within 30 mintues. Do not cool specimen.
Stability: 30 minutes ambient.
Standard Volume: 2 mL whole blood (pediatric: 1 mL whole blood)
Minimum Volume: 1 mL whole blood (pediatric: 0.5 mL whole blood or 140 µL capillary tube)
Transport: Ambient.
Rejection Criteria: Transport delayed more than 30 minutes of collection.

tHb
Age Female Male
4 days 14.5-22.5 g/dL 14.5-22.5 g/dL
14 days 13.5-21.5 g/dL 13.5-21.5 g/dL
4 weeks 12.5-20.5 g/dL 12.5-20.5 g/dL
8 weeks 10.0-18.0 g/dL 10.0-18.0 g/dL
3 months 9.0-14.0 g/dL 9.0-14.0 g/dL
12 months 10.5-13.5 g/dL 10.5-13.5 g/dL
6 years 11.5-13.5 g/dL 11.5-13.5 g/dL
12 years 11.5-15.5 g/dL 11.5-15.5 g/dL
18 years 12.0-16.0 g/dL 13.0-16.0 g/dL
>18 years 11.5-15.4 g/dL 13.0-16.8 g/dL