Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel with eGFR Blood Test
The comprehensive metabolic panel is also known as:
- Comprehensive metabolic panel with eGFR lab test
- Complete metabolic panel
- Chemical screen
- CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) code 80053
- General Overview of the Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
The comprehensive metabolic panel is a blood test panel that measures a wide range of critical body functions related to body’s metabolism processes and is used for a variety of diagnostic applications. Specifically, CMP blood test helps to diagnose a liver and kidney function, levels of glucose (sugar) alkaline phosphatase, blood proteins and electrolytes.
It is comprised of 14 blood tests (only one blood sample is needed): Alanine aminotransferase (ALT/SGPT); albumin:globulin (A:G) ratio; albumin, serum; alkaline phosphatase, serum; aspartate aminotransferase (AST/SGOT); bilirubin, total; BUN; BUN:creatinine ratio; calcium, serum; carbon dioxide, total; chloride, serum; creatinine, serum; globulin, total; glucose, serum; potassium, serum; protein, total, serum; sodium, serum, eGFR.
When is a Comprehensive Metabolic Panel Blood Test Ordered:
Your doctor may order comprehensive blood panel as a part of your annual medical exam, it can also be used to monitor side effects of medication intake and health conditions such as high blood pressure, to diagnose kidney disease, liver disease, pancreas tumors, various blood diseases, some lung diseases, metabolic conditions, diabetes, hypoglycemia, bone tumors, anemia and etc.
CMP Sample Collection:
A 12-hour fast is required for an unerring test before a blood sample will be drawn from your arm’s vein
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