Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name BMP (BASIC METABOLIC PANEL)
Components Sodium, Potassium, chloride, CO2, BUN, Creatinine, Glucose, Calcium
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Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Green/yellow PST (lithium heparin tube), Red Plain or SST.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL, Neonate; 0.5 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology
Reference Range See Individual Tests.
CPT Code(s) 80048
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Monday - Friday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 10/01/2018


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