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Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, Random

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? Yes
Test code NCMP
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Chemistry
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Container type Light Green top preferred, Gold top acceptable
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Plasma or serum
Preferred volume 2 mL plasma or serum
Min. Volume 0.5 mL plasma or serum
Units Various (see normal ranges)
Normal range See individual test entries
Critical value
Sodium < 125 or > 155 mmol/L
Potassium < 3.0 or > 6.0 mmol/L
CO2, Total < 15 or > 40 mmol/L
Glucose, neonate < 30 or > 170 mg/dL
Glucose, children & adults < 50 or > 500 mg/dL
Calcium, Total < 6.5 or > 13.5 mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total (Day 0) > 6 mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total (Day 1) > 9 mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total (Day 2) > 12 mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total (Day 3) > 15 mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total (Day 4) > 18 mg/dL
Bilirubin, Total (Days 5-30) > 21 mg/dL
Synonyms Chem 18, Chem 20, CMP
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
Additional information Includes sodium, potassium, chloride, total carbon dioxide, BUN, creatinine, glucose, total calcium, albumin, total bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, total protein, ALT, AST.

Individual tests may be ordered separately.

CPT coding 80053
LOINC code 24323-8
Last Updated 4/5/2017 10:35:08 AM
Entry Number 1753
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