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Basic Metabolic Panel, Random

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? Yes
Test code NBMP
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Chemistry
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Container type Light Green top preferred, Gold top acceptable
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Plasma or serum
Preferred volume 2 mL plasma or serum
Min. Volume 0.5 mL plasma or serum
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 Chem 7, Chem 8, Chem 10, BMP
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
Additional information Includes sodium, potassium, chloride, total carbon dioxide, BUN, creatinine, random glucose, and total calcium.

Individual tests may be ordered separately.

CPT coding 80048
LOINC code 24321-2
Last Updated 4/25/2017 10:15:43 AM
Entry Number 1751
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