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Test Code BASICP Basic Metabolic Panel

Important Note

This Panel includes: Glucose, BUN, Creatinine, Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Bicarbonate, Calcium, and Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) (calc)

Collection Container

Serum gel (preferred) or green heparin

Specimen Required

Serum (preferred) heparinized plasma also acceptable.

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.3 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

See individual test listings

Reasons for Rejection

Serum/plasma not separated from cells within 3 hours of collection

Methodology

See individual test listings

Days and Times Performed

Test performed daily

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Reference Ranges

 

GLUCOSE - FASTING (FBS)
Age Males Females Units
0 - 1 month 40  -  80 40  -  80 mg/dL
2 months to 1 year 50  -  100 50  -  100 mg/dL
2 - 15 years 60  -  99 60  -  99 mg/dL
16 years + 70  -  99 70  -  99 mg/dL
BLOOD UREA NITROGEN (BUN)
Age Males Females Units
0 - 1 year 4 -19                      4 - 19  mg/dL
2 - 18 years 5 - 18 5 - 18 mg/dL
19 - 60 years 6 - 20  6 - 20  mg/dL
61 years + 8 - 23  8 - 23  mg/dL
CREATININE (CR)
Age Males Females Units
0 - 30 days 0.3 - 0.9 0.3 - 0.9 mg/dL
1 month - 2 years 0.2 - 0.4 0.2 - 0.4 mg/dL
3 - 4 years 0.3 - 0.4 0.3 - 0.4 mg/dL
5 - 8 years 0.3 - 0.5 0.3 - 0.5 mg/dL
9 - 10 years 0.3 - 0.6 0.3 - 0.6 mg/dL
11 - 12 years 0.4 - 0.7 0.4 - 0.7 mg/dL
13 - 14 years 0.5 - 0.8 0.5 - 0.8 mg/dL
15 years + 0.7 - 1.2 0.7 - 1.2 mg/dL
SODIUM (NA)
Age Males Females Units
All 133 - 145 133 - 145 mmol/L
POTASSIUM (K)
Age Males Females Units
All 3.6 - 5.2 3.6 - 5.2 mmol/L
CHLORIDE (CL)
Age Males Females Units
0 - 30 days 110-116 110-116 mmol/L
1 month - Adult 98-107 98-107 mmol/L
BICARBONATE (CO2)
Age Males Females Units
All 22 - 29 22 - 29 mmol/L
CALCIUM (CA)
Age Males Females Units
All 8.6 - 10.5 8.6 - 10.5 mg/dL

CPT Code

80048

LOINC Code

24321-2

EMR Interface Order Code

14076