Basic Metabolic Panel (8)

$8.23

Fasting recommended (see description for details). This is a blood test that checks several substances in the blood, including glucose (blood sugar), electrolytes, and markers of kidney function.

Please note all items tested on the Basic Metabolic Panel are also tested via the Electrolyte Panel, and the Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (14).

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Description

Preparation instructions: Fasting for 12 hours prior to blood draw recommended

This is a blood test that checks several substances in the blood, including glucose (blood sugar), electrolytes, and markers of kidney function. It is one of the most commonly ordered tests.

Results included are:

  • BUN
  • BUN:creatinine ratio
  • Calcium, serum
  • Carbon dioxide, total
  • Chloride, serum
  • Creatinine, serum
  • eGFR calculation
  • Glucose, serum
  • Potassium, serum
  • Sodium, serum

Expected turnaround within 1 day, although this can vary depending on other tests ordered for the same blood draw, and expected variation in test handling.