Oxygen Saturation (Venous), ECMO
Label Mnemonic: VOSE
Epic Lab Code: LAB7515
Downtime Form: A-1a Critical Care/Special Care Nurseries Laboratory Requisition
Critical Care - Relocated to Core Laboratory
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Whole Blood (syringe only)
Collection Medium:
Lithium/Sodium Heparin syringe
Minimum:
0.5 mL in Lithium/Sodium Heparin syringes ONLY. No air bubbles in syringe.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
10 minutes (upon receipt in laboratory)
Comments:
Can be ordered with blood gases (0.5 mL blood required). All needles must be removed from the syringe before delivery. Samples that contain greater than 25% air to sample volume ratio will not be analyzed.
Methodology:
Oximetric
CPT Code:
82810
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery