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Verifying CO toxicity in cases of suspected exposure.
Normal Concentration: Non-smokers: 0 - 2%; Smokers: <or= 9%. Toxic Concentration: >or= 20%.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
For UMHS patients, see also Arterial Blood Gas Panels for Carboxyhemoglobin testing available from the Blood Gas Laboratory.
Collect specimen in lavender top tube. Send intact specimen refrigerated or at room temperature. Avoid exposure of sample to atmosphere.