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Test Code LAB0213538 Hemodialysis Profile

Methodology

Profile Information:

Albumin

Creatinine with Estimated GFR (CKD-EPI)
BUN/Creatinine Ratio

Phosphorus (PO4)

Calcium Potassium (K+)
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Urea Nitrogen (BUN)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:  This test can only be ordered on kidney dialysis unit patients.

Performing Laboratory

CentraCare Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Plasma

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Green top (lithium heparin)

Acceptable: Serum, Na Heparin (label specimen appropriately)
Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Microtainer: 0.3 ml

Collection Instructions:

1. Spin down and remove plasma from cells within 1 hour of draw.

2. Avoid hemolysis.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Reference Values

BUN/CREATININE RATIO

Calculation

See individual test listings for other reference values.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

Not applicable