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Basic metabolic panel
Lab code: BMPC
 
Test Synonyms:
Basic Metabolic Panel; BMP
 
Lab:
Core Lab
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
The basic metabolic panel consists of the following tests: Na, K, Cl, CO2 (bicarb), BUN, Glucose, Creatinine, and Calcium. For outpatient samples please draw a gray top tube (for plasma glucose) in addition to a green top tube.
Result Time:
2 hours   Cost: $
Reference Interval:

Critical value defined. See MGH Critical Values for details.
 
Important Information:
The basic metabolic panel consists of the following tests: Na, K, Cl, CO2 (bicarb), BUN, Glucose, Creatinine, and Calcium.