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Test Code LAB19 Renal Function Panel (Kidney Function Test)

Additional Codes

46449

Reporting Title

Renal Panel

Methodology

Profile Information:
Unit Codes  Published Name Available Separately
     
 LAB45

Albumin

Yes 
 LAB55 Bicarbonate (HCO3)/Carbon Dioxide (CO2 Yes
 LAB53 Calcium Yes
 LAB59 Chloride Yes

 LAB66

Creatinine Yes
 LAB81 Glucose, Random Yes
  LAB113 Phosphorus Yes
  LAB114 Potassium Yes
  LAB122 Sodium Yes
  LAB140 Urea Nitrogen Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)/American Medical Association (AMA)-approved panel for 2004.

 

Roche Diagnostics RMH, GMC, DH, DMH, GMH, WECC, PMC, DHC, GCMH

Siemens Diagnostics MGH, HMH, OBL

Performing Laboratory

OhioHealth Laboratory Services-RMH,GMC,DH,DMH, MGH, GMH, HMH, OMH, MH, SH, WECC, PMC, GCMH Core Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Pediatrics
Draw a full, green-top (heparin) Capiject® blood collection tube. (Hemolyzed specimen is not acceptable.) Spin down and send heparinized plasma refrigerated.

Note:  1. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast media containing chelating agents (gadodiamide) may interfere with testing.

2. Indicate plasma on request form.

3. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Adults

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Preferred:

Serum

Draw blood in a gold-top serum gel tube(s). (Hemolyzed specimen is not acceptable.) Spin down within 1 hour of draw and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated.

Note:  1. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast media containing chelating agents (gadodiamide) may interfere with testing.

2. A speckled-top serum gel tube (s) or a plain, red-top tube(s) is also acceptable.

3. Indicate serum on request form.

4. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

 

Alternate: Preferred for Siemens Users

Plasma

Draw blood in a mint green-top (heparin) gel tube(s). (Lavender-top [EDTA] tube or hemolyzed specimen is not acceptable.) Spin down within 1 hour of draw and send 1 mL of heparinized plasma refrigerated.

Note:  1. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast media containing chelating agents (gadodiamide) may interfere with testing.

2. Indicate plasma on request form.

3. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate/Ambient OK/Frozen NO

Reference Values

See individual test listings.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday;Continuously

Test Classification and CPT Coding

80069