Basic Metabolic Panel
0020399
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
BMP
Methodology
Quantitative Ion-Selective Electrode/Quantitative Enzymatic/Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Plasma separator tube, or serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Allow serum tube to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 30 minutes of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens collected in EDTA, citrate, or oxalate.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Calcium and CO2: 4 hours, All others: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
By report (reports may vary based on instrumentation)  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
This panel includes: Calcium, Serum or Plasma (0020027), Carbon Dioxide, Serum or Plasma (0020004), Chloride, Serum or Plasma (0020003), Creatinine, Serum or Plasma (0020025), Glucose, Serum or Plasma (0020024), Potassium, Plasma or Serum (0020002), Sodium, Plasma or Serum (0020001), and Urea Nitrogen, Serum or Plasma (0020023).
CPT Code(s)
80048
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020001Sodium, Serum or Plasma2951-2
0020002Potassium, Serum or Plasma2823-3
0020003Chloride, Serum or Plasma2075-0
0020004Carbon Dioxide, Serum or Plasma2028-9
0020023Urea Nitrogen, Serum or Plasma3094-0
0020024Glucose, Serum or Plasma2345-7
0020025Creatinine, Serum or Plasma2160-0
0020027Calcium, Serum or Plasma17861-6
0020396Anion Gap33037-3
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Aliases
  • BMP
  • Chem 7
  • Chemistry Panel
  • Chemistry Screen
  • SMA 7
  • SMAC7