5500 Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP) - AMA Panel

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Serum See individual component listing See Report

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Ion Selective Electrode (ISE)

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

A common panel of tests that gives the doctor important information about the current status of the kidneys, blood sugar, electrolytes and acid/base balance and response to various medications and other medical therapies. Panel includes Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, CO2, Anion Gap, Glucose, Calcium, BUN, Creatining, eGFR.

CPT Codes

80048

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