Metabolic Panel (8), Basic

CPT: 80048
Updated on 11/1/2017
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Basic Metabolic Panel

Test Includes

BUN; BUN:creatinine ratio; calcium, serum; carbon dioxide, total; chloride, serum; creatinine, serum; eGFR calculation; glucose, serum; potassium, serum; sodium, serum

Methodology

See individual tests.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum (preferred) or plasma

Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)

Container

Gel-barrier tube (send entire tube) is preferred. Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube is acceptable.

Patient Preparation

Patient should fast for 12 hours preceding collection of specimen.

Collection

Draw blood in a gel-barrier tube and centrifuge. If red-top tube or green-top tube is used, centrifuge within 45 minutes of draw, remove the serum or plasma, and place in a transport tube and tightly stopper the tube.

Storage Instructions

Room temperature

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

14 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 100791 eGFR If NonAfricn Am mL/min/1.73 62238-1
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 100797 eGFR If Africn Am mL/min/1.73 62238-1
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 100791 eGFR If NonAfricn Am mL/min/1.73 62238-1
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 100797 eGFR If Africn Am mL/min/1.73 62238-1
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 001032 Glucose, Serum mg/dL 2345-7
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 001040 BUN mg/dL 3094-0
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 001370 Creatinine, Serum mg/dL 2160-0
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 011577 BUN/Creatinine Ratio 3097-3
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 001198 Sodium, Serum mmol/L 2951-2
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 001180 Potassium, Serum mmol/L 2823-3
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 001206 Chloride, Serum mmol/L 2075-0
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 001578 Carbon Dioxide, Total mmol/L 2028-9
322758 Basic Metabolic Panel (8) 24321-2 001016 Calcium, Serum mg/dL 17861-6

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