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Lab Test Dictionary

Basic Metabolic Panel


Synonyms

American Medical Association Basic Metabolic Panel, Chem Panel 7, AMA7, BMP

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry


Epic ID

LAB15

Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

2 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1.0 mL Minimum

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Gold or red top tube also acceptable


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Test Volume Required

0.3 mL

Minimum Test Volume

0.3 mL

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge, separate, and deliver to chemistry.


Included Tests

Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Carbon Dioxide(CO2), Glucose, Blood Urea Nitrogen(BUN), Creatinine, Calcium


Comments

NOTE: For small infants, 0.6 ml blood in light green microtainer is acceptable. (For single analysis)


CPT Codes

80048