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Test Code RMCBMP Basic Metabolic Profile*

Important Note

*This test is orderable in Cerner

Performing Laboratory

Rutland Regional Medical Center Laboratory

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Blood


Preferred: Light-green top (lithium heparin gel)

Acceptable: Gold top, serum gel

Specimen Volume: Full tube

Specimen Minimum Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Send specimen in original tube.

2. If there is a delay in transport of >1 hour, centrifuge tube.

Days Performed



Available STAT


Profile Information:
Calcium Glucose
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Potassium
Chloride Sodium
Creatinine Urea Nitrogen (BUN)


Test Classification and CPT Coding


Specimen Transport Temperature


Normal Reference Values

See individual test listings.

Critical Values

See individual test listing