Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Test


An arterial blood gas (ABG) test is a blood test that needs an artery sample in your body to measure the levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in your blood. The test also examines the balance of acids and bases in your blood, known as the pH balance.

This is also called blood gas analysis.

Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Test Cost in India


Test Type Blood Test
Preparation Mention your therapist if you are on any anti-coagulation medication. Fasting not required.
Report Same day within 15 to 20 minutes.
(ABG) Arterial Blood Gas test costs in Hyderabad Rs. 600 to Rs.1500 approximately.
(ABG) Arterial Blood Gas test costs in Vizag Rs. 400 to Rs. 1200 approximately.
(ABG) Arterial Blood Gas test costs in Nashik Rs. 500 to Rs. 1300 approximately
(ABG) Arterial Blood Gas test costs in Aurangabad Rs. 600 to Rs. 1300 approximately
(ABG) Arterial Blood Gas test costs in Nellore Rs. 500 to Rs. 1400 approximately
(ABG) Arterial Blood Gas test costs in Chandanagar Rs. 400 to Rs. 1300 approximately
(ABG) Arterial Blood Gas test costs in Srikakulam Rs. 400 to Rs. 1300 approximately.
(ABG) Arterial Blood Gas test costs in Sangamner Rs. 600 to Rs. 1400 approximately
(ABG) Arterial Blood Gas test costs in Kurnool Rs. 500 to Rs. 1300 approximately
(ABG) Arterial Blood Gas test costs in Kakinada Rs. 500 to Rs. 1200 approximately

(ABG) Arterial Blood Gas test costs in India at different locations may vary.

Book an (ABG) Arterial Blood Gas test at Medicover Hospitals. Call us at   040-68334455


Normal (ABG) Arterial Blood Gas Levels


The normal (ABG) Arterial Blood Gas level is pH range: 7.35-7.45.

Partial oxygen pressure (PaO2): 75 to 100 millimeters of mercury (mmHg).

Carbon dioxide partial pressure (PaCO2): 35 to 45 mmHg.

HCO3 (bicarbonate): 22–26 milliequivalents per liter (mEq/L).

For any abnormal value, you must consult a doctor.

Book an appointment with our pulmonologist at Medicover hospitals.

Frequently Asked Questions


Smoking, secondhand smoke inhalation, fever, or rapid breathing can all have an impact on test results.

For an adult, use a 20-gauge, 2.5-inch needle for a femoral sample and a 22-gauge, 1.25-inch needle for a radial artery puncture with an ABG syringe. A 23 gauge or a 25 gauge needle can also be utilized.

No additive in the red top tube.

The sample can be collected by inserting a catheter into an artery or by puncturing an artery using a needle and syringe.

The Radial Artery.

An arterial blood gasses (ABG) test determines the acidity (pH) and amounts of oxygen and carbon dioxide in artery blood.

Intermittent arterial blood gas analyses should be performed up to every 10 minutes.

A change in Fio2 may take at least 30 minutes.

  • ABG sampling contraindications.
  • Infection at the site.
  • Anatomy has been distorted.
  • Arterio-venous fistulas are present.
  • The leg to be sampled has the peripheral vascular disease.

To look for severe respiratory and lung disorders such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or obstructive sleep apnea.

References:


https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diagnostics/22409-arterial-blood-gas
https://www.webmd.com/lung/arterial-blood-gas-test
https://www.healthline.com/health/blood-gases#results
https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=167&ContentID=arterial_blood_gas
https://www.medifee.com/tests/abg-test-cost-in-hyderabad/


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