No special preparation is needed for Carbon Dioxide Total. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Carbon Dioxide Total. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
Carbon Dioxide Total is done using Spectrophotography method on a Blood sample. A blood sample of minimum 5mL is required for this test.
Average price range of the test is approximately Rs.230 depending on the factors of city, quality and availablity.
The normal result for Carbon Dioxide Total for Carbon Dioxide - Total is 23 - 29 mEq/L for Unisex gender and for All age groups.