Purpose
Overexposure/Poisoning Determination
Method(s)
Spectrophotometry (SP)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80307
83050
83060
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days (If Positive: 12 days)

Test Includes
1 Carboxyhemoglobin COHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 5 Biological Marker (Exposure)
2 Methemoglobin MHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 1 Biological Marker (Exposure)
3 Sulfhemoglobin SHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 2 Biological Marker (Exposure)

Reflex Tests
Test Code Test Name
5737B Carbon Monoxide Quantitation/Confirmation, Blood
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
5 mL
Minimum Volume
2.4 mL
Special Handling
Collect sample at end of shift.
Specimen Container
Lavender top tube (EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Room Temperature. Received Frozen.

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 6 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
1 Carboxyhemoglobin COHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 5 Biological Marker (Exposure)
2 Methemoglobin MHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 1 Biological Marker (Exposure)
3 Sulfhemoglobin SHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 2 Biological Marker (Exposure)

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