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Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP)

Mnemonic:    [COMPREHEN]
Name:    Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP)
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 Albumin, AST(SGOT), Total Bilirubin, Calcium, Chloride, CO2, Creatinine, Glucose, Alkaline Phos, Potassium, Total Protein, Sodium, ALT, 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.

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