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Arterial Blood Gases

Blood Sciences Test


PLEASE NOTE THAT BLOOD GAS ANALYSIS IS NOT AVAILABLE FROM THE BLOOD SCIENCES LABORATORY

Specimen

Heparinised blood in a commercial blood gas syringe.

Availability

Local test – refer sample to nearest ward with BGA availability

Turnaround Time

1 day

Cannot be added on to an existing request

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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