Basic Metabolic Panel (8)

Test ID: 

705962

CPT code:

80048

Synonyms:

Basic Metabolic Panel

Metabolic Panel (8), Basic

Specimen Type:

Serum (preferred) or plasma

Requested Volume: 

1 mL

Minimum Volume: 

0.5 mL

Container Type: 

Gel-barrier tube (send entire tube) is preferred. Red-top tube or green-top (heparin) tube is acceptable

Patient Preparation: 

Patient should fast for 12 hours preceding collection of specimen.

Collection:

Draw blood in a gel-barrier tube and centrifuge. If red-top tube or green-top tube is used, centrifuge within 45 minutes of draw, remove the serum or plasma, and place in a transport tube and tightly stopper the tube

Storage Instructions:

Room temperature

Stability Requirements:

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

14 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

 

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MCI Diagnostic

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7018 South Utica Avenue

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136

Hours of Operation

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Sun: 7AM-3PM

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Laboratory

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Sun: 7AM-3PM

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