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Renal Function Panel

Components

Name Method Department Units
Renal Function Panel Various assays
Core Lab, Chemistry, Routine

Battery Members

Albumin, Electrolytes, BUN, Calcium, Creatinine, Glucose, Phosphorous

Specimen Requirements

Plasma Spun, Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Green tube (Lithium heparin), with Gel

3 mL 3 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), No Gel

3 mL 3 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 3.5 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), No Gel

Micro sample tube 1 mL
Alternate

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 3 mL
Alternate

Green tube (Lithium heparin), with Gel

Micro sample tube 0.3 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 3 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 1 hour, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Comments

Measurement of glucose in this panel limits whole blood stability to 1hr. Transport to the Laboratory immediately after collection. Or, collect glucose in gray-top EDTA/fluoride collection tube and OTHER testing in green, red or gold-top tube.

CPT Code

  • 80069