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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

Container/Tube:

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

Daily

 

Available STAT

Methodology

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

 

Test Classification and CPT Coding

80048

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Normal Reference Values

See individual test listings.

Critical Values

See individual test listing