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Test Code SQ PMCH7, EPIC LAB15 Basic Metabolic Panel

Methodology

Profile Information:
Test Code Published Name
SQ BUN, EPIC LAB140 Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN)
SQ CA, EPIC LAB53 Calcium
SQ CO2, EPIC LAB55 Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Total
SQ CL, EPIC LAB59 Chloride
SQ CREAA, EPIC LAB66 Creatinine
SQ GLU, EPIC LAB2474 Glucose, Fasting
SQ K, EPIC LAB114 Potassium
SQ NA, EPIC LAB122 Sodium

Method Name:

#SQ BUN, EPIC LAB140: Kinetic with Urease and Glutamate Dehydrogenase

#SQ CA, EPIC LAB53: o-Cresolphthalein Complexone

#SQ CO2, EPIC LAB55: Enzymatic

#SQ CL, EPIC LAB59; #SQ K, EPIC LAB114, #SQ NA, EPIC LAB122: Ion-Selective Electrode (ISE) Indirect

#SQ CREAA, EPIC LAB66: Enzymatic Colorimetric

#SQ GLU, EPIC LAB2474: HexoKinase/Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PDH)-Ultraviolet (UV)

Performing Laboratory

Meriter Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Plasma

Container/Tube: Light-green top (lithium heparin gel)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Avoid hemolysis and lipemia.

2. Keep tube capped as much as possible.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Reference Values

See individual test listings.

Note: Creatinine includes eGFR calculation.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

80048