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Renal Profile

SIM

11065 

CPT

80069 

Synonyms

 

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.

Frozen samples are not recommended.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Room temperature:  8 hours   Refrigerated: 48 hours 

Rejection Criteria

If not centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

Reference Range

See Individual tests

Critical Value

See Below 

Test Includes

Albumin, BUN, Calcium, Chloride, CO2, Creatinine, Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, Phosphorus, Calculated Anion Gap, Calculated BUN/Creat Ratio, Calculated eGFR, and a calculated Modified Cockcroft Gault CrCl 

Methodology

See Individual test for Methodology 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2/2/2018

Supplemental

Critical Value:
Calcium = <6 mg/dl and >13 mg/dl

CO2 = <11 mmol/L and >40 mmol/L

Glucose (adult) = <40 mg/dl and >400 mg/dl

Phosphorus = <1 mg/dl

Potassium (adult) = <2.8 mmol/L and >6.5 mmol/L

Sodium = <120 mmol/L and >160 mmol/L

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