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Crit Care Blood Gas
Lab code: ABGA
Test Synonyms:
Critical care blood gas ; Arterial blood gas (critical care panel)
Acute Care Lab
Inpatient Req:
Stat Core Lab (#70051)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Result Time:
10-15 minutes   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
Important Information:
The critical care blood gas panel consists of the standard arterial blood gas tests (pO2, pCO2, pH, base excess) along with blood gas sodium, potassium, ionized calcium, glucose, and hemoglobin.