Search
Lab Questions? Call 617-724-LABS • Full List of TestsAdvanced Search

 
Glucose (blood gas)
Lab code: GLUCA
 
Test Synonyms:
Glucose (blood gas)
 
Lab:
Acute Care Lab
Inpatient Req:
Stat Core Lab (#70051)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Syringe
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.