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Lab Test Dictionary

Code Blue Panel


Synonyms

Code Blue, Code Panel, Code

Specimen Type

See Collection Instructions

Performing Lab

RCHSD Laboratory


Epic ID

O24820

Lab Test Days

Same Day

Stat TAT

1 Hour


Collection Information

Specimen Required

(1) Light-Blue-Top- 1.8mL or 2.7mL, (1) Light Green PST- 3mL, (2)Lavender Tops (1 DOUBLE INITIALED FOR BLOOD BANK) 2-3mL each, (1) Heparinized Blood Gas Syringe- 1mL

Container Type

See Below

Collection Instructions

(1) Light-Blue-Top- 1.8mL or 2.7mL, (1) Light Green PST- 3mL, (2)Lavender Tops (1 DOUBLE INITIALED FOR BLOOD BANK) 2-3mL each, (1) Heparinized Blood Gas Syringe- 1mL (SEND BLOOD GAS ON ICE IF POSSIBLE). Specimen for blood bank must include double initial, patient's gender, age, and date/time of collection.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only


Included Tests

CBC with Differential, Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP), Magnesium, Phosphorus, Coag Panel, Type and Screen, and Venous Blood Gas Panel


Revised

07-06-14

Initials

SL