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POCT, Whole Blood Oximetry

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code AVOXPC (battery components: HBO2AV, CAHBAV)
Performed by Point of Care
Method AVOX
Collection Instructions Whole blood samples collected from arterial line, arterial puncture, or venipuncture
Container type Sodium or Lithium Heparin Plastic Syringe
Amount to Collect 2 mL
Sample type Whole Blood
Preferred volume 1 mL
Min. Volume 1 mL
UCSF Rejection Criteria Use of citrate, fluoride oxalate, and excessive volumes of anticoagulant
Units Oxyhemoglobin Saturation: %
Total Hemoglobin: g/dL
Normal range Oxyhemoglobin Saturation: 95-99%
Total Hemoglobin:
0-7 days: 14.5-22.5 g/dL
8-14 days: 13.5-21.5 g/dL
2-4 weeks: 12.5-20.5 g/dL
1-2 mos: 10.0-18.0 g/dL
2-3 mos: 9.0-14.0 g/dL
3-6 mos: 9.5-13.5 g/dL
6-24 mos: 11.0-13.5 g/dL
2-5 years: 11.2-13.5g/dL
5-8 years: 11.4-15.5 g/dL
8-12 years: 11.6-15.5 g/dL

Male 12-15 years: 12.3-16.0 g/dL
Male 15-18 years: 12.6-17.0 g/dL
Male 18+ years: 13.6-17.5 g/dL

Female 12-15 years: 11.8-15.5 g/dL
Female 15+ years: 12.0-15.5 g/dL
Critical value Total Hemoglobin: < 7.0 g/dL
Synonyms AVOX; %HbO2 SATURATION; Oxyhemoglobin Saturation; Total Hemoglobin
Additional information The POCT, Whole Blood Oximetry test battery is composed of two components: Oxyhemoglobin Saturation (HBO2AV) and Total Hemoglobin (CAHBAV).
LOINC code 11559-2 (HBO2AV), 55782-7 (CAHBAV)
Last Updated 10/19/2017 4:32:47 PM
Entry Number 1823
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