|Name: ||Basic Metabolic Panel|
|Specimen: ||1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST.|
|Reference Range: ||See individual tests for normals.|
|Note: ||Includes CO2, Chloride, Creatinine, Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, and Urea Nitrogen.|
A 12 hour fast is recommended for the glucose level. Water ONLY is permitted. No coffe, tea, sodas, gums or artificial flavorings.