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Carboxyhaemoglobin

Alternative Names:COHb
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:GAS
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Blood
Container Types:
Arterial Blood Gas Syringe
Venous Blood Gas Syringe
Arterial Blood Gas Syringe
Adults Volume or Mass:1 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:1 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:Collect at ambient temperature
Transport Instructions:Send to lab immediately
Processing Instructions:Do Not Centrifuge
Time critical - do not delay handling !
Assay Frequency:Daily