Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: CMP
POE DESCRIPTION: COMPREHENSIVE METABOLIC PANEL; CMP
CPT CODE: 80053
TEST INFORMATION: Test includes albumin, total bilirubin, calcium, carbon dioxide, chloride, creatinine, glucose, alkaline phosphatase, potassium, total protein, sodium, SGOT(AST), SGPT(ALT) and urea nitrogen
DAYS PERFORMED: Daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube or Microtainer (Lithium heparin SST) for neonates

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum), plasma
MINIMUM VOLUME: 4 mL blood (2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Normal Ranges for Common Laboratory Tests  
CRITICAL VALUES: Sodium:  ≤ 120 mmol/L,  ≥ 160 mmol/L; potassium:  < 2.5 mmol/L, > 6.5 mmol/L; calcium < 5 mg/dL, > 13 mg/dL; glucose:  0-18 years, < 30 mg/dL; total bilirubin: 0-7 days, ≥ 18 mg/dL, 7 days to adult, ≥ 25 mg/dL
TEST SYNONYM(S):CMP