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Test Code RPNL Renal Function Panel

Specimen Type

Plasma

Container/Tube

Li-Heparin  Mint Green Top

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

UCMC Collection Instructions

1. Collect sample following standard collection methods
2. Within 2 hours of collection the sample must be received in
Laboratory Service Center
3. Transport room temperature (15 – 25C).

Offsite Collection Instructions

1. Collect sample following standard collection methods
2. Within 2 hours of collection the sample must be spun and
aliquoted
3. Transport refrigerated  (2 – 8C).

Additional Information

The anion gap will be calculated as [Na] – [Cl +
HCO3].

GFRE (mL/min/BSA) = 175 x (CR) -1.154 x (age) -0.203 x (0.742 if
female)

GFRE not calculated for patients
<18 years old; no racial adjustment added; IDMS-traceable

Reference Values

Refer to individual test entries.
Refer to creatinine for calculated GFR
reference range.
The anion gap will be calculated as [Na] – [Cl +
HCO3]. The reference range for this calculated result is 6
– 15 mEq/L.

DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

24 hours, 7 days a week including holidays.

CPT

80069

Reject Due To

Whole blood/unspun samples greater than 6 hours will be
rejected.

Method Name

See Individual tests for Methodology

Test Usage

Refer to individual test entries.

Turnaround Time

3 hours

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

N/A

STAT Turnaround Time

N/A

Fee Code

43184

Test Includes

Glucose, Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Carbon Dioxide, Anion Gap
(IGAP) Calculation, Urea Nitrogen,
Creatinine, Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFRE), Calcium, Phosphorus, Albumin

Synonyms

N/A

Test Limitations

Refer to individual analytes for test limitations.

Included in Additional codes

N/A

Coverage Information

N/A

Stability: Room Temp

See individual analytes for stability information