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Test ID BLOD0528 Basic metabolic panel

AKA

BMP

Container Type

Serum (red) gel or lithium heparin (green) gel

Specimen type/Requirements

Serum or plasma

Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Stability

3 days refrigerated

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis→150
Icterus→60
Lipemia→260

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Includes a sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate (CO2), glucose, creatinine, blood urea nitrogen, and calcium level.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

See each individual test

CPT

80048

Performing Lab

Chemistry Department Sanford Bismarck