BASIC METABOLIC PANEL (BMP)

Test Code
LAB15

Alias/See Also
BMP

CPT Codes
80048

Includes
Includes: sodium, potassium, chloride, CO2, glucose, BUN, creatinine, calcium, anion gap, GFR

Preferred Specimen
1 mL plasma

Transport Container
Preferred: Light green top; Acceptable: Plain (dark) green top, Gold top

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis

Reference Range
See individual test codes for ranges.



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.