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Umbilical Cord pH

What instruments do labs use to report the pH on cord blood specimens and what literature do they use to support this testing? Respondents use blood gas analyzers for this type of testing and they also recommended several different sources for reference ranges. These included Tietz’s “Clinical Guide to Laboratory Tests,” as well as a journal paper that provides reference values for umbilical cord arterial and venous pH in preterm and term newborns.

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