Carbon Dioxide, Concentration (CO2)


Dry swabs are not acceptable

Test Code
Carbon Dioxide, Concentration (CO2)

Preferred Specimen

Preferred: Gold top serum

Acceptable: Red top serum, Plasma (Li Hep)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Shipping: Refrigerated

Specimen Stability
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 2 days

Reference Range

< 11 mEq/L

Performed By
EmpowerMe Diagnostics

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