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Basic metabolic panel

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB15

 

Methodology: 

ISE and Immunoassay

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Primary Light Green top; Dark Green Top, Gold Top Tube accepted. 1 mL Gray Top tube required for outpatient

Pediatric volume: 0.3 mL (Plasma or Serum)

 

Notes: 

Includes Calcium, Chloride, CO2 Total, Creatinine, Potassium, Sodium, Urea Nitrogen. Additional Gray Top Tube for glucose order on Outpatients only.

Tests in this Panel: 

Test Name

Reference Interval

BUN [LRR698]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Any

8

18 mg/dL

Chloride [LRR591]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Any

96

106 mmol/L

Potassium [LRR894]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Any

3.3

5.0 mmol/L

Glucose [LRR686]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Any

70

100 mg/dL

Anion Gap [LRR895]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Any

7

17

CO2 [LRR892]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Any

22

30 mmol/L

Creatinine [LRR795]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 days -3 days

Any

0.3

1.0 mg/dL

4 days - 8 years

Any

0.20

0.80 mg/dL

9 year - 14 Year

Any

0.5

1.0 mg/dL

15 year and up

Any

0.50

1.20 mg/dL

BUN/Creatinine Ratio [LRR12357]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 12 Months

Any

10.0

30.0

12 Months - 999 Years

Any

10.0

20.0

Sodium [LRR893]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Any

135

145 mmol/L

Calcium [LRR590]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 999 Years

Any

8.8

10.2 mg/dL

CPT Code(s): 

00100

Last Changed: 

08/07/2017 15:56:22

Last Reviewed: 

08/07/2017 14:44:47