CPT Code


Specimen Type


Container Type

Serum Separator Tube (SST)/Yellow


Room Temperature, 8 hours; 2-8°C, 7 days

Handling Instructions

Allow to clot for 30 mins, centrifuge within 2 hours

Clinical Notes

The comprehensive metabolic panel is a group of fourteen biochemical tests that provides information regarding fluid and electrolyte status, renal and liver function, and glucose level. Abnormal results, particularly [atterns of abnormal results, may indicate a problem which needs further evaluation.

Performing Lab

Principle Laboratory - Dallas
6210 N Belt Line Rd
Irving, TX 75063

Principle Laboratory - Houston
16840 Buccaneer Ln
Suite 281
Houston, TX 77058