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Test Code O2 Sat V PRE % Oxygen Saturation Venous PRE oxygenator

Important Note

Avoid air bubbles.

Place specimen in outside pocket of a pre-filled biohazard bag of ice, then put into a separate biohazard bag for transport.

Clinical System Name

% Oxygen Saturation Venous PRE oxygenator

Synonyms

O2 SAT V PRE

O2 Sat Venous PRE oxygenator

PRE oxygenator O2 Sat Venous

Sample Requirements

Specimen:  Whole Blood

Container(s):  Heparinized Syringe

Preferred Vol:  1.0 mL venous blood in a Heparinized Syringe

Minimum Vol:  0.5 mL venous blood in a Heparinized Syringe  

 

Note:  Expel air from syringe and cap it immediately after obtaining the sample.

 

Processing Instructions

Deliver to Core Lab. Notify technologist - STAT

 

Reject due to:  Inadequately filled specimens, air bubbles, visible clots, age of specimen

Spin:  No

Aliquot:  No

Temp: 0-4o C

 

 

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Heparinized Syringe RT ≤ 15 min.
Heparinized Syringe 0-4o C 30 min
  -20o C or -70oC No

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Yes 24/7 15 minutes

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry - Core

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

 

 

Reference Range

 

Age % Saturation
0 - 1 D 85 - 90
> 1 D

95 - 98

 

 

Infant saturation values are slightly lower.
 

Methodology

Method:  Oximetry by SIEMENS RAPIDPOINT 500

 

Analytical Volume: 

  VOLUME
   
  0.5 mL Heparinized Syringe

 

CPT Codes

82810