BASIC METABOLIC PANEL

LAB15

BMP

Collect

One 4.5 mL Green top with gel (PST) (lithium heparin plasma).

Pediatric Collection

At least 0.5 mL whole blood collected in a microtainer, green top with gel , plasma (lithium heparin).

Unacceptable Conditions

Sample not properly identified; incorrect container; insufficient sample volume.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Internal: Deliver to lab immediately at ambient temperature.
Offsite: Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection. Transport to laboratory at 2-8 degrees C.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Before centrifugatio: Ambient, 2 hours; Refrigerated, 2 hours.

After centrifugation:  Ambient, 8 hours; Refrigerated, 48 hours; Frozen (plasma aliquot, -20 degrees C), indefinitely.

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Core

Notes

For laboratories to bill Medicare, each component of a panel must be medically necessary for the treatment or diagnosis of the patient. All tests listed may be ordered individually.

Performed

Upon receipt

Methodology

Refer to individual components for methodology. Panel includes: Na, K, Cl, CO2, Glu, Bun, Creat, Ca.

Reported

Same day

Synonyms

  • BMP

Reference Interval

 Effective 05/20/2014:

Component Normal Low Normal High Units
BLOOD UREA NITROGEN 7 25 mg/dL
CALCIUM, SERUM/PLASMA 8.6 10.3 mg/dL
CARBON DIOXIDE 21 31 mmol/L
CHLORIDE, SERUM/PLASMA 98 108 mmol/L
CREATININE, SERUM/PLASMA, Male 0.7 1.3 mg/dL
CREATININE, SERUM/PLASMA, Female 0.6 1.2 mg/dL
GLUCOSE, RANDOM, SERUM/PLASMA 70 199 mg/dL
POTASSIUM, SERUM/PLASMA 3.5 5.1 mmol/L
SODIUM,SERUM/PLASMA 133 145 mmol/L
ANION GAP 7 16 mmol/L

 

Before 05/20/2014:

Component Sex From Age To Age Normal Low Normal High Units
BLOOD UREA NITROGEN M/F 0 15 5 25 mg/dL
  M/F 15 150 6 23 mg/dL
CALCIUM, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 150 8.5 10.3 mg/dL
CARBON DIOXIDE M/F 0 150 22 32 mmol/L
CHLORIDE, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 16 97 108 mmol/L
  M/F 16 150 101 111 mmol/L
CREATININE, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 1 0.0 0.7 mg/dL
  M/F 1 3 0.0 0.8 mg/dL
  M/F 3 7 0.0 0.9 mg/dL
  M/F 7 10 0.0 1.1 mg/dL
  M/F 10 12 0.0 1.4 mg/dL
  M/F 12 17 0.0 1.4 mg/dL
  M/F 17 150 0.4 1.2 mg/dL
GLUCOSE, RANDOM, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 150 60 199 mg/dL
POTASSIUM, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 1D 3.5 6.0 mmol/L
  M/F 1D 16 3.5 5.0 mmol/L
  M/F 16 150 3.3 5.0 mmol/L
SODIUM,SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 1M 135 145 mmol/L
  M/F 1M 150 133 145 mmol/L

Interpretive Data

Adult reference ranges.

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Core

CPT Codes

80048

Collection

LAB15

BMP

Collect

One 4.5 mL Green top with gel (PST) (lithium heparin plasma).

Pediatric Collection

At least 0.5 mL whole blood collected in a microtainer, green top with gel , plasma (lithium heparin).

Unacceptable Conditions

Sample not properly identified; incorrect container; insufficient sample volume.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Internal: Deliver to lab immediately at ambient temperature.
Offsite: Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection. Transport to laboratory at 2-8 degrees C.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Before centrifugatio: Ambient, 2 hours; Refrigerated, 2 hours.

After centrifugation:  Ambient, 8 hours; Refrigerated, 48 hours; Frozen (plasma aliquot, -20 degrees C), indefinitely.

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Core

Notes

For laboratories to bill Medicare, each component of a panel must be medically necessary for the treatment or diagnosis of the patient. All tests listed may be ordered individually.

Ordering

Performed

Upon receipt

Methodology

Refer to individual components for methodology. Panel includes: Na, K, Cl, CO2, Glu, Bun, Creat, Ca.

Reported

Same day

Synonyms

  • BMP
Result Interpretation

Reference Interval

 Effective 05/20/2014:

Component Normal Low Normal High Units
BLOOD UREA NITROGEN 7 25 mg/dL
CALCIUM, SERUM/PLASMA 8.6 10.3 mg/dL
CARBON DIOXIDE 21 31 mmol/L
CHLORIDE, SERUM/PLASMA 98 108 mmol/L
CREATININE, SERUM/PLASMA, Male 0.7 1.3 mg/dL
CREATININE, SERUM/PLASMA, Female 0.6 1.2 mg/dL
GLUCOSE, RANDOM, SERUM/PLASMA 70 199 mg/dL
POTASSIUM, SERUM/PLASMA 3.5 5.1 mmol/L
SODIUM,SERUM/PLASMA 133 145 mmol/L
ANION GAP 7 16 mmol/L

 

Before 05/20/2014:

Component Sex From Age To Age Normal Low Normal High Units
BLOOD UREA NITROGEN M/F 0 15 5 25 mg/dL
  M/F 15 150 6 23 mg/dL
CALCIUM, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 150 8.5 10.3 mg/dL
CARBON DIOXIDE M/F 0 150 22 32 mmol/L
CHLORIDE, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 16 97 108 mmol/L
  M/F 16 150 101 111 mmol/L
CREATININE, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 1 0.0 0.7 mg/dL
  M/F 1 3 0.0 0.8 mg/dL
  M/F 3 7 0.0 0.9 mg/dL
  M/F 7 10 0.0 1.1 mg/dL
  M/F 10 12 0.0 1.4 mg/dL
  M/F 12 17 0.0 1.4 mg/dL
  M/F 17 150 0.4 1.2 mg/dL
GLUCOSE, RANDOM, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 150 60 199 mg/dL
POTASSIUM, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 1D 3.5 6.0 mmol/L
  M/F 1D 16 3.5 5.0 mmol/L
  M/F 16 150 3.3 5.0 mmol/L
SODIUM,SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 1M 135 145 mmol/L
  M/F 1M 150 133 145 mmol/L

Interpretive Data

Adult reference ranges.

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Core

Administrative

CPT Codes

80048

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