Basic Metabolic Panel, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: BMP
POE DESCRIPTION: BASIC METABOLIC PANEL; BMP
CPT CODE: 80048
TEST INFORMATION: Test includes sodium, potassium, chloride, carbon dioxide, glucose, calcium, urea nitrogen and creatinine
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube or green top (Heparin) microtainer for neonates

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.6 mL blood (0.3mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: See Table
CRITICAL VALUES: Sodium:  ≤ 120 mmol/L,  ≥ 160 mmol/L; potassium: < 2.5 mmol/L, > 6.5 mmol/L; calciuim < 5 mg/dl, > 13 mg/dl; glucose: 0-18 years, < 30 mg/dL
TEST SYNONYM(S):BMP