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Test Code SQ PRENAL, EPIC LAB19 Renal Function Panel

Methodology

Profile Information:
Test Code Published Name
SQ ALB, EPIC LAB45 Albumin
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 LAB247 Glucose, Fasting
SQ PHOS, EPIC LAB113 Phosphorus
SQ K, EPIC LAB114 Potassium
SQ NA, EPIC LAB122 Sodium

Method Name:

#SQ ALB, EPIC LAB45: Colorimetric (Brom Cresol Green [BCG])

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

#SQ CA, EPIC LAB53: o-Cresolphthalein Complexone

#SQ CO2, EPIC LAB55: Enzymatic

#SQ CREAA, EPIC LAB66: Enzymatic Colorimetric

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

#SQ GLU, EPIC LAB247: HexoKinase/Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PDH)-Ultraviolet (UV)

#SQ PHOS, EPIC LAB113: Ammonium Molybdate to Phosphomolybdate

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

80069