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Test Code CMP Comprehensive Metabolic Panel

Important Note

Only ordered by lab staff upon request from external providers. SCH providers must order individual tests as needed.

Clinical System Name

Comprehensive Metabolic Panel

Description

Complete Metabolic Panel includes:

Lytes

Glucose

BUN

Creat

AST

ALT

ALK PHOS

Calcium

Protein

Albumin

Total Bili

 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s):  Gold SST, Red, Gold Microtainer,

Preferred Vol:  3.0 mL

Minimum Vol:  1.5 mL

 

Notes: Method is affected by moderate to marked lipemia, hemolysis, line dilution or contamination.

 

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:  Insufficient Quantity, hemolysis

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp:  2-8oC

Storage location:  Core 5 Chemistry Refrigerator

 

Off-site collection: Spin blood, separate serum/plasma from cells. Send refrigerated (2-8oC).

Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum RT

4 H

Serum 2-8oC

 3 D

Serum -20oC or -70oC

 4 D

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Y 24/7 1 H

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Core Chemistry

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

 

 

Reference Range

See Individual Tests for Reference Ranges

Methodology

Analytical Volume:  0.45 mL serum

Critical Values

See Individual Tests