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metabolic panel, basic, serum
Synonyms: Profile 1 
Computer Code: CPF1
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (red, gold, or lithium heparin green top tube)
Pediatrics: 0.6 mL blood (red or lithium heparin green top microtainer tube). 
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube. 
Reference Values: Includes Calcium 8.6-10.3 MG/DL Carbon Dioxide (CO2) 21-30 MMOL/L Chloride (CL) 99-109 MEQ/L Creatinine (CRET) See CRET for values Glucose (GLU) 65-99 MG/DL Potassium (K) 3.5-5.2 MEQ/L Sodium (NA) 135-145 MEQ/L Urea Nitrogen (BUN) 7-22 MG/DL  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 2 hr 
Stat TAT: 45 min 
CPT Code(s): 80048 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 53
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 05/24/2016
Time: 04:02:02 (24hr)