Purpose
Forensic Analysis
Method(s)
Spectrophotometry (SP)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80307
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

5 days (If Positive: 9 days)

Test Includes
1 Carboxyhemoglobin COHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 5 Biological Marker (Exposure)

Reflex Tests
Test Code Test Name
5738B Carbon Monoxide Confirmation, Blood
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
5 mL
Minimum Volume
2.1 mL
Special Handling
Submit with Chain of Custody.
Specimen Container
Lavender top tube (EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

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

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 28 day(s)
Refrigerated: 28 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
1 Carboxyhemoglobin COHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 5 Biological Marker (Exposure)

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