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Test ID BLOD0528 BASIC METABOLIC PANEL

Container Type

Lithium heparin – preferred
Serum w/ gel
Serum w/o gel

Stability

Room Temp: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 3 months

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Methodology

See individual test methods

CPT

80048

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Instructions

Tests included: Bicarbonate, BUN, Chloride, Creatinine, Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, Calcium

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Specimen Type/Requirements

Lithium heparin – preferred
Serum

AKA

BMP