Renal Panel


Sunquest Code:CRENAL  
Epic Code:LAB19Epic Name:Renal Panel
Synonyms:CRENAL; Electrolytes; Kidney; RFP
Methodology:See individual test listings
Test Includes:Albumin, calcium, chloride, CO2, creatinine, glucose, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, urea nitrogen
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Panel Codes



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Green (lithium heparin, gel) (Green (lithium heparin) on ICE, Red (no gel), Red or gold (gel))
Collection Instructions:Do not allow patient to clench/unclench hand.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1.25 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (University of Minnesota Health Maple Grove Clinics, Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-East Bank, Oxboro Bloom, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, M Health Clinic and Surgery Center)


Interpretive

Critical Range:
 
Na Less than 120 mmol/L Greater than 160 mmol/L
K Less than 2.7 mmol/L Greater than 6.0 mmol/L
CO2 Less than 11 mmol/L Greater than 45 mmol/L
Gluc
  0-71 h
  3 d - 5 mo
  6 mo & older

Less than 40 mmol/L
Less than 51 mmol/L
Less than 51 mmol/L
 
Greater than 200 mmol/L
Greater than 200 mmol/L
Greater than 500 mmol/L
Ca Less than 6.0 mmol/L Greater than 14.0 mmol.L
Phos Less than 1.0 mmol/L  
   
Reference Range:
Age Na
mmol/L
K*
mmol/L
CO2
mmol/L
Anion Gap
nMol/L
0-30 d 133-146 3.2-6.0 17-29 3-14
1-11 mo 133-143 3.2-6.0 17-29 3-14
1-15 y 133-143 3.4-5.3 20-32 3-14
16-19 y 133-144 3.4-5.3 20-32 3-14
20 y & older 133-144 3.4-5.3 20-32 3-14
*Serum Values may be 0.1-0.2 mmol/L greater than plasma or whole blood values.

Chloride
Age Male
mmol/L
Female
mmol/L
0-19 y 98-110 96-110
20 y & older 94-109 94-109

Calcium
Age mg/dL
0-11 m 8.5-10.7
1-18 y 9.1-10.3
19 y & older 8.5-10.1

Glucose
Age Fasting Casual
0-47 h 40-99 mg/dL 50-139 mg/dL
48 h-5 mo 51-99 mg/dL 51-139 mg/dL
6 mo & older 70-99 mg/dL 70-139 mg/dL

Creatinine*
Age Crea*, F
mg/dL
Crea*, M
mg/dL
0-21 d 0.33-1.01 0.33-1.01
22 d - 8 y 0.15-0.53 0.15-0.53
9-14 y 0.39-0.73 0.39-0.73
15-19 y 0.50-1.00 0.53-1.00
20 y & older 0.52-1.04 0.66-1.25
*Varies with amount of muscle mass present.

Urea Nitrogen
Age mg/dL
0-14 d 3-23
15 d-11 mo 3-17
1-9 y 9-22
10-18 y, male 7-21
10-18 y, female 7-19
19 y & older 7-30


Albumin
Age g/dL
0-4 d 2.6-3.6
5 d-11 mo 2.6-4.2
1 y & older 3.4-5.0
Reference range is based on ambulatory patients in sitting position. Patients in recumbent position may have lower values by ~6%.

Phosphorus
Age mg/dL
0-4 d 4.6-8.0
5 d-3 y 3.9-6.5
4-11 y 3.7-5.6
12-15 y 2.9-5.4
16-18 y 2.8-4.6
19 y & older 2.5-4.5
 
Use:Evaluate many metabolic parameters; see separate listings.


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