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Basic Metabolic Panel

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? Yes
Test code CBMP
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Chemistry
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Container type Gold top or Light Green top
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Serum or plasma
Preferred volume 2 mL serum or plasma
Min. Volume 0.5 mL serum or plasma
Units Various (see normal ranges)
Normal range See individual test entries
Critical value
Sodium < 125 or > 155 mmol/L
Potassium < 3.0 or > 6.0 mmol/L
CO2, Total < 15 or > 40 mmol/L
Glucose, neonate < 30 or > 170 mg/dL
Glucose, children & adults < 50 or > 500 mg/dL
Calcium, Total < 6.5 or > 13.5 mg/dL
Synonyms Chem7; Chem-7; Chem 7; Chem8; Chem-8; Chem 8; Chem10; Chem-10; Chem 10; BMP
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
Additional information Includes sodium, potassium, chloride and total carbon dioxide, BUN, creatinine, glucose, and total calcium.

Individual tests may be ordered separately.
CPT coding 80048
LDT or Mod FDA? No
Last Updated 1/28/2015 3:45:35 PM
Entry Number 1449
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