Gem 5000 -ion=sedative electrode, amperoemetric electrode, electrical conductivity, and optical absorbance
Determination of blood gases (pH, pCO2, po2, HCO3) sodium, potassium, chloride, ionized calcium, glucose, lactate, total hemoglobin and Co-Oximetry to aid in the diagnosis of a patients acid/base status, electrolytes and metabolite balance, and oxygen delivery capacity.
*Reference range may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Specimen must be free of clots and fibrin strands
Collected in heparinized syringe