Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

15 minutes

MiChart Code
Blood Gas, Adult UH, Arterial (ABGA) / Blood Gas, Adult UH, Venous (ABGV) / CRRT circuit Ionized Ca, Adult UH (CRRTU) / SVO2 O2 calibration (ASVO2)
Soft Order Code
ABGA/ABGV/CRRTU/ASVO2

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Blood Gas, UH, Arterial
ABGA
BGCE
BG
BGCL
BGALL
BGL
BGE
BGEL
LACT
Cooximetry (Coox) (O2HB, COHB, METHB)
Lactate, Whole Blood
Glucose, Whole Blood
LYTE
BGC
Blood Gases (pH, pCO2, pO2)
Methemoglobin Co-oximetry
Oxyhemoglobin Co-oximetry
Electrolytes, Whole Blood
COOX
Carboxyhemoglobin Co-oximetry
Blood Gas, Mott, Venous
ABGV

Looking to order a test?

We’ve provided helpful links to make ordering easy.

Find a Requisition

All specimens should be accompanied by a requisition.

Submitting Specimens

Learn about how to properly label and where to ship specimens.

Order Kits and Supplies

MLabs provides all the supplies necessary for the collection of specimens.

Test FAQ

Visit our provider FAQ and learn about common questions to ordering tests.

Test Overview

Test Methodology

Radiometer Benchtop

Test Usage
 
Reference Range

Blood Gas Reference Ranges are available online at http://www.pathology.med.umich.edu/handbook/Tables/BloodGasRefRange.pdf.
*Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Because of delays in transit, this test is not recommended for use by MLab clients. CAP requires all blood gas specimens to be analyzed within 30 minutes of collection. To contact the Adult Blood Gas Laboratory call 734-936-5249. Specimens cannot be collected at MLabs Blood Drawing sites.

Normal Volume
2 - 3 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
1.5 mL whole blood

Billing Information

CPT Code
 
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
 

Have More Questions?

Explore our helpful billing resources:

Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.