Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 17, 2019 @ 10:13 am

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Basic Metabolic Panel

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Cap sample to avoid evaporation.
Rejection Criteria:
  • EDTA plasma
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • See Individual Components
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80048
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

ESTIMATED GFR Reference Range:
GFR = Less than 60: Chronic Kidney Disease, if found over a 3 month period.
GFR = Less than 15: Kidney Failure.
For African Americans, multiply the calculated GFR by 1.21.
GFR calculation is not valid for patients under age 18 years.
For patients over age 70 please interpret results with caution as results have not been validated for this calculation method

Please Note: Calcium reference range change as of 7/19/2018.
Components:
  • 1026 - SODIUM
  • 1027 - POTASSIUM
  • 1024 - CHLORIDE
  • 1025 - CARBON DIOXIDE
  • 1030 - ANION GAP
  • 1023 - GLUCOSE
  • 1022 - UREA NITROGEN
  • 1014 - CREATININE, SERUM
  • 1040 - GFR ESTIMATION
  • 1029 - BUN/CREAT.RATIO
  • 1016 - CALCIUM
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