Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube.
Allow serum tube to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transport 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Other body fluids. Specimens containing citrate as anticoagulant.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week (in a closed container); Frozen: 1 month (in a closed container)
By report (reports may vary based on instrumentation)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020004||Carbon Dioxide, Serum or Plasma||2028-9|
- carbon dioxide blood test
- CO2 blood concentration
- CO2 blood levels
- CO2 blood test