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  Comprehensive Metabolic Panel Specimen Type:
  also known as Metabolic Panel, Comprehensive

Blood


Procedures which are part of this Panel : Glucose
BUN
Creatinine
Chloride
Sodium
Potassium
Calcium
Total Bilirubin
Albumin
Total Protein
AST
Alkaline Phosphatase
CO2
ALT
CHEMISTRY


Specimen requirements: Gel Separator Tube 6 mL
  or:Gel Separator Tube 4 mL
  or: 3 mL Heparin Tube
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 5 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 800 uL (2 green top microtainers)
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry - Blood
Stat frequency: See individual tests
Stat turn around time: See individual tests
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 4 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: N/A
Special Instructions: For neonates: if the hematocrit is >50% it will be necessary to collect at least 800 microliters of blood in two green top microtainers to ensure enough plasma to do all the tests in a comprehensive metabolic panel.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: C MET
CyberLAB code: 2015
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A