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Glucose (blood gas)
Lab code: GLUCA
Test Synonyms:
Glucose (blood gas)
Acute Care Lab
Inpatient Req:
Stat Core Lab (#70051)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Result Time:
15 minutes   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:

Critical value defined. See MGH Critical Values for details.
Important Information:
Requires blood gas syringe. Acute and critically ill patients only. Send all others to Core lab. Send via pnuematic tube system or deliver within 15 minutes on ice.