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Test Code RPNL Renal Function Panel

Specimen Type

Blood

Container/Tube

Mint green top with gel separator

Preferred Volume

4 mL

Additional Information

Refer to individual test entries.

Specimen Minimum Volume

2 mL

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

24/7

CPT

80069

Method Name

Spectrophotometric and ion-specific electrode.

Test Usage

Refer to individual test entries.

Turnaround Time

3 hours

Critical Results

 

analyte

Units Low limit High limit age
Calcium  mg/dL < 6.0 >13 Any Age
Carbon Dioxide,
Total 
mEq/L < 10 >40 Any Age
Glucose  mg/dL < 40 >500 Any Age
Glucose, Newborn  mg/dL < 30 >300 0-14 days
Phosphate  mg/dL < 1.0 Any Age
Potassium  mEq/L < 2.8 >6.2 Any Age
Potassium,
Hemolyzed 
mEq/L < 2.8 >8 Any Age
Potassium Newborn  mEq/L < 2.8 >8 0-14 days
Sodium  mEq/L < 120 >160 Any Age

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

Not Available

Fee Code

43184

Test Limitations

Refer to individual test entries.

Test Includes

Panel includes: Albumin, calcium, phosphorous, carbon
dioxide
(bicarbonate), chloride, creatinine, glucose, potassium,
sodium,
urea nitrogen (BUN).  A calculated
anion gap is included in this panel. A calculated glomerular
filtration rate (GFR) is included in this
panel for patients >18 years of age.