Kidney Profile Plus Metabolic Panel (14), Comprehensive

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Test Details

Test Includes

Alanine aminotransferase (ALT/SGPT); albumin:globulin (A:G) ratio; albumin, serum; alkaline phosphatase, serum; aspartate aminotransferase (AST/SGOT); bilirubin, total; BUN; BUN:creatinine ratio; calcium, serum; carbon dioxide, total; chloride, serum; creatinine, serum; eGFR calculation; globulin, total; glucose, serum; potassium, serum; protein, total, serum; sodium, serum; albumin, random urine; creatinine, urine; albumin:creatinine ratio, urine

Use

This panel has been established to aid in the diagnosis and management of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and assess metabolic issues and organ function frequently associated with CKD by checking the status of a patient's kidney, glucose level, electrolyte/acid base balance, proteins and liver.

Methodology

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Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum (preferred) or plasma and urine (random)

Volume

2 mL serum or plasma and 10 mL urine

Minimum Volume

1 mL serum or plasma and 2 mL urine

Container

Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, green-top (heparin) tube, or lavender-top (EDTA) tube and plastic urine container

Collection

Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection.

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimens at room temperature.

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

3 days

Refrigerated

3 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x2

Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; improper labeling

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