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Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
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Information

Carbon Dioxide – Measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of numerous potentially serious disorders associated with changes in body acid-base balance.

Methodology
Photometric
Specimen Required

1 mL unopened serum separator tube (SST). Centrifuge as soon as possible after clot formation. Preferably within 45 minutes after collection. Be sure barrier forms complete separation between serum and cells. Do not remove stopper.

Transport Temp
Refrigerated

Stability
Ambient: Information not available
Frozen: Information not available
Refrigerated: 72 Hours

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CPT Code(s)
82374