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Test Code SQ NICP, EPIC LAB5064 Nutritional Panel, NICU

Methodology

This test can only be ordered by Meriter Hospital.

 

Profile Information:

Test Code Published Name

SQ ALB, EPIC LAB45

Albumin

SQ ALKP, EPIC LAB112

Alkaline Phosphatase

SQ ALT, EPIC LAB132

ALT/SGPT (Alanine Aminotransferase)

SQ AST, EPIC LAB131

AST/SGOT (Aspartate Aminotransferase)
SQ DBIL, EPIC LAB52 Bilirubin, Direct

SQ TBIL, EPIC LAB50

Bilirubin, Total
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 Creatinine
SQ GLU, EPIC LAB2474 Glucose, Fasting or Random
SQ GGT, EPIC LAB85 GGT (Gamma-Glutamyltransferase)
SQ MG, EPIC LAB103 Magnesium
SQ PHOS, EPIC LAB113 Phosphorus
SQ K, EPIC LAB114 Potassium
SQ NA, EPIC LAB122 Sodium
SQ TRIG, EPIC LAB134 Triglyceride

Method Name:

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

#SQ ALKP, EPIC LAB112: Colorimetric

#SQ ALT, EPIC LAB132: Pyruvate to Lactate NADH Oxidation

#SQ AST, EPIC LAB131: Aspartate and Oxoglutamate to Oxalate and Glutamate NADH Oxidation

#SQ DBIL, EPIC LAB52: Jendrassik-Grof

#SQ TBIL, EPIC LAB50: Colormetric Diazo Method

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

#SQ CA, EPIC LAB53: Calcium - NM BAPTA Complex

#SQ CO2, EPIC LAB55; #SQ CREAA, EPIC LAB66: Enzymatic

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

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

#SQ GGT, EPIC LAB85: Caroxy-GLUPA/Szasz-Persijn/Tris

#SQ MG, EPIC LAB103: Chlorophosphonazo III/Colorimetric

#SQ PHOS, EPIC LAB113: Ammonium Molybdate to Phosphomolybdate

#SQ TRIG, EPIC LAB134: Glycerol Phosphate Oxidase (GPO)/4-Aminophenazone (PAP)

 

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

CPT codes not applicable.

Test is not billed to third party payors.