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Blood Gas - Cord Blood

Source Blood
Mnemonic BGCO
BGCOA (arterial)
BGCOV (venous)
Specimen Requirements

NOTE: Drawn in Maternal Care Centre

Blood drawn in an Electrolyte Balanced Heparin Blood Gas Syringe. Minimum fill of 1/3 to 1/2 of Electrolyte Balanced Heparin Blood Gas Syringe.

Specimen Handling Mix well. Avoid/remove air bubbles. Refrigerate immediately. Must be analyzed within 2 hours of collection.
Additional Information Blood Gas includes: pH, pCO2, pO2, Bicarbonate (HCO3), Base Excess (BE).
Testing Location Respiratory-FMC, PLC, RGH, SHC
Rural: CMGH, HRH
Testing Frequency Daily
Alternate Name(s)
Reference Interval