CMP: Comprehensive Metabolic Panel

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Includes: Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, CO2, BUN, Creatinine, Glucose, Calcium, Albumin, Total Protein, Total Bilirubin, AST, ALT, and Alkaline Phosphatase

Test ID LAB17
EPIC Order COMPREHENSIVE METABOLIC PANEL
CPT Code(s) 80053
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube/Mint Green top. Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
Micro: 500 µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Stability Unspun: 2 hours recommended
Spun/Separated,
Room Temp:
≤6 hrs recommended
Spun/Separated,
Refrigerated:
3 days
Frozen: 7 days
Availability Routine: 24 hours/day
STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: See individual tests for reference ranges.
Critical: See individual tests for reference ranges.
Comments

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 06, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514