||Normal Values < 2% for non-smoker and < 5% for smoker
Sample may be collected in green topped vacutainer or heparinized blood gas syringe.
||GBMC Arterial Blood Gas Lab
|Test Performed Stat
Test is performed to assess exposure to lethal carbon monoxide gas which is typically odorless, colorless and tasteless.
Normal levels may be as high as 9-10% in heavy smokers.