Basic Metabolic Panel with Glomerular Filtration Rate, Estimated (eGFR)

CPT Code(s):

  • 80048

Test Component(s):

  • BUN/Creatinine Ratio (calculated)
  • Calcium
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Chloride
  • Creatinine with GFR Estimated
  • Glucose
  • Potassium
  • Sodim
  • Urea Nitrogen (BUN).

Preferred Specimen:

2 mL serum

Minimum Volume:

1 mL

Patient Preparation:

Fasting specimen is preferred

Transport Container:

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube (SST). (If a red-top tube is used, transfer separated serum to a plastic transport tube.)

Transport Temperature Name:

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability Components:

  • Refrigerated: 4 days

Testing Schedule:

Daily

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