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Test Code BLOD0531 Renal Function Panel

Useful For

Detecting conditions affecting kidney function

 

Profile Information

Test Code Test Name Methodology

Available

Separately

BLOD0001 Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) Urease with Glutamate Dehydrogenase (GLDH)/Bichromatic Rate Yes
BLOD0558 Creatinine Kinetic Alkaline Picrate (Jaffe)/Bichromatic Rate Yes
Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR)* Calculation
N/A BUN/Creatinine Ratio Calculation No
BLOD0553 Calcium o-Cresolphthalein-Complexone/Bichromatic End point Yes
BLOD0555 Chloride Integrated Multisensor Technology (IMT), Indirect/Ion Selective/Diluted/Indirect Potentiometric Yes
BLOD0554 Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Enzymatic/Bichromatic End point Yes
BLOD0571 Sodium

Integrated Multisensor Technology (IMT)/Ion Selective/Diluted/Indirect Potentiometric

Yes
BLOD0570 Potassium

Integrated Multisensor Technology (IMT)/Ion Selective/Diluted/Indirect Potentiometric

Yes
N/A Anion Gap Calculation No
BLOD0006 Glucose Hexokinase/Ultraviolet (UV)/Bichromatic End point Yes
BLOD0549 Albumin Dye Binding-Bromcresol Purple (BCP)/Polychromatic End point Yes
BLOD0569 Phosphorous Phosphomolybdate Ultraviolet (UV)/Bichromatic End point Yes

* for all patients 18 years and older

Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Health Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Plasma or serum
Container/Tube: Light-green top (lithium heparin gel), red top, or gold top
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL 
Collection Instructions:

1. Do not uncap tube once specimen is drawn.

2. Protect specimen from light.

3. Avoid hemolysis.

4. Label specimen as plasma or serum.

5. Forward promptly.

Additional Information: Hemolyzed specimen may give incorrectly elevated potassium results. Intracellular potassium concentration is 30-fold to 50-fold greater than that of extracellular serum or plasma.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated/Frozen

Specimen Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma or Serum Ambient 8 hours
  Refrigerated 3 days
  Frozen 1 month

 

Reference Values

See individual test listings.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

80069