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ID:350 Carboxyhaemoglobin
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DescriptionCarbon monoxide bound haemoglobin. Usually measured on ward-based blood gas analysers.
IndicationSuspected carbon monooxide poisoning. E.g. House fires, domestic boiler leaks.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna


Ref. Range (Male)See note
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesNon-smoker <1.5%; can be up to 10% in smokers, and higher in very heavy smokers
Units - Not Defined -

IP Acute TAT75 min
IP Routine TATOn ward
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT24 hours
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : . Last edited on 11/12/2019 14:50:20. Published By Matthew Clifford on 11/12/2018 14:50:20.