Basic Metabolic Panel BMP

Method(s) Ion Selective Electrode, Spectrophotometry
Components

Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, CO2, Glucose, BUN, Calcium, Creatinine, BUN/Creatinine Ratio, Anion Gap, eGFR

Specimen Required
Collect

One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube. Also acceptable: lithium heparinized plasma.

Transport 1 mL serum at 2-8ºC.
Remarks Collect specimen in SST tube or lithium heparin tube (light green top tube)
Stability Refrigerated: 3 days (GLU)
Unacceptable Conditions Specimens collected in sodium heparin tube (dark green top tube)
Schedule Daily-24 hours per day
Billing Code 1010010
CPTCode 80048
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval
 
ComponentReference Interval
Anion Gap
BUN
BUN/Creatinine Ratio
Calcium
Chloride
CO2
Creatinine

Glucose



Potassium
Sodium
7-16 mmol/L
7-24 mg/dL
10-20 ratio
8.4-10.2 mg/dL
100-108 mmol/L
22-31 mmol/L
Male: 0.80 - 1.30 mg/dL
Female: 0.60 - 1.00 mg/dL

0-28 days: 40-99 mg/dL
29 days-14 years: 65-99 mg/dL
Over 14 years: 70-99 mg/dL

3.6-5.2 mmol/L
136-145 mmol/L
No Appointment Necessary
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