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Published on January 26, 2018

CMP (Comprehensive Metabolic Profile)

SIM

13505 

CPT

80053 

Synonyms

CMP 

Specimen Type

Plasma or serum 

Container

3.5 ml Green - Lithium heparin plasma separator
4.0 ml Gold-top serum separator

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

2 ml plasma or serum
Min: 0.5 ml

Additional Information

none

Patient Preparation

none

Specimen Processing Instructions

Plasma:  Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for a minimum of 10 minutes

Serum:  Allow to clot.  Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for a minimum of 10 minutes

Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Room temperature:  8 hours   Refrigerated: 48 hours 

Rejection Criteria

•  If not centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.
•  Gross Hemolysis

Reference Range

See individual test

Critical Value

Calcium = <6 mg/dl and >13 mg/dl, CO2 = <11 mmol/L,  Glucose (adult) = <40 mg/dl and >400 mg/dl, Potassium (adult) = <2.8 mmol/L and >6.5 mmol/L, Sodium = <120 mmol/L and >160 mmol/L,  Total Bilirubin = >20 ug/ml  

Test Includes

see below 

Methodology

See individual test 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

1-26-18

Supplemental

Test Includes:

Albumin, Alkaline Phosphatase, ALT, AST, BUN, Calcium, Chloride, Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Creatinine, Globulin, Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, Total Bilirubin, Total Protein,

Calculated Albumin/Globulin ratio, Calculated Anion Gap, BUN/Creatinine Ratio, Calculated Osmolality, Calculated eGFR, Calculated Modified Cockcroft Gault CrCl and a Corrected Calcium calculation

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on January 26, 2018

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