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Comprehensive Metabolic Panel

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? Yes
Test code CMP
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
Bilirubin, Total (Day 0) > 6 mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total (Day 1) > 9 mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total (Day 2) > 12 mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total (Day 3) > 15 mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total (Day 4) > 18 mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total (Days 5-30) > 21 mg/dL
Synonyms Chem18; Chem-18; Chem 18; Chem20; Chem-20; Chem 20; CMP
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
Additional information Includes sodium, potassium, chloride and total carbon dioxide, BUN, creatinine, fasting glucose, and total calcium, albumin, total bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, total protein, ALT, AST.

Note: the reference range reported with the glucose result is applicable only if the patient is fasting at the time of blood draw.

Individual tests may be ordered separately.
CPT coding 80053
LDT or Mod FDA? No
Last Updated 6/23/2015 1:11:39 PM
Entry Number 1450
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