Carbon dioxide is an atmospheric gas composed of one carbon and two oxygen atoms. A very widely known chemical compound, it is frequently called by its formula CO2.

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... Why get tested?
As part of an electrolyte panel to screen for an electrolyte or acid-base imbalance or to monitor a known imbalance

When to get tested?
During a routine physical or as recommended by your doctor if you are experiencing symptoms such as weakness, confusion, prolonged vomiting, or respiratory distress that could indicate an electrolyte or acid-base imbalance

Sample required?
A blood sample drawn from a vein in the arm
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Carbon dioxide Other names Carbonic acid gas, Carbonic anhydride, dr ...
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Resources

  • CO2 (Lab Tests Online)