Test directory: Renal Profile

Ordering Code 1800
Test Name Renal Profile
Alias Includes testing for: Glucose, Blood Urea Nitrogen
(BUN), Creatinine, Sodium (Na), Potassium (K), Chloride
(Cl), Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Calcium (Ca), Phosphorus
(P), Albumin, Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR,
calculated)
Kidney Function Tests
Renal Function Panel
Preferred Specimen Serum
Preferred Container SST (Gold)
Other Specimen/Container Plasma in Lithium Heparin (Green),
Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume 1 mL
Collection Instructions Fasting specimen preferred but not required. For a fasting glucose level, patient must be fasting for a minimum of 8 hours.
Handling Instructions Keep specimen &/or aliquot samples capped.
Transport Requirements Oahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability Ambient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 2 Days
Frozen: 1 Month
Once sample has been uncapped, it is stable refrigerated for 4 hours for CO2 testing.
Rejection Criteria Uncapped or loosely capped specimens/aliquots, Specimen older than stability limits, Insufficient quantity
Avail. Stat YES
Analytic Time 1 Day
Methodology See individual analytes

Reference range(s)

Component Age Male Norm Male Critical Low Male Critical High Female Norm Female Critical High Female Critical Low Units Add'l info
Glucose 0-4M 70-99 <= 60 >= 300 70-99 >= 300 <= 60 mg/dL
Glucose ADULT 70-99 <= 50 >= 400 70-99 >= 400 <= 50 mg/dL
BUN ALL 6-23 6-23 mg/dL
Creatinine ALL 0.6-1.4 0.6-1.4 mg/dL
eGFR, CKD-EPI, non-Af. Am. 0-17Y mL/min/1.73m(2) See report.
eGFR, CKD-EPI, non-Af. Am. ADULT > = 90* > = 90* mL/min/1.73m(2)
eGFR, CKD-EPI, Af. Am. 0-17Y mL/min/1.73m(2)
Age > =... Age > = 18:  Normal eGFR > = 90*
             * eGFR declines with age beginning at 40 years old,,
               at a rate of approximately 10% per decade (Clin
               Kidney j.  2017; 10(4): 545).
Age < 18:    CKD EPI eGFR equation not recommended.
See report.
eGFR, CKD-EPI, Af. Am. ADULT > = 90* > = 90* mL/min/1.73m(2)
Age > =... Age > = 18:  Normal eGFR > = 90*
             * eGFR declines with age beginning at 40 years old,,
               at a rate of approximately 10% per decade (Clin
               Kidney j.  2017; 10(4): 545).
Age < 18:    CKD EPI eGFR equation not recommended.
Sodium 0-18Y 133-145 <= 130 >= 150 133-145 >= 150 <= 130 mEq/L
Sodium ADULT 133-145 <= 120 >= 160 133-145 >= 160 <= 120 mEq/L
Potassium 0-1D 3.7-5.9 <= 2.4 >= 6.1 3.7-5.9 >= 6.1 <= 2.4 mEq/L
Potassium 1D-2Y 4.1-5.3 <= 2.4 >= 6.1 4.1-5.3 >= 6.1 <= 2.4 mEq/L
Potassium 2Y-12Y 3.4-4.7 <= 2.4 >= 6.1 3.4-4.7 >= 6.1 <= 2.4 mEq/L
Potassium ADULT 3.3-5.1 <= 2.4 >= 6.1 3.3-5.1 >= 6.1 <= 2.4 mEq/L
Chloride ALL 95-108 <= 70 >= 130 95-108 >= 130 <= 70 mEq/L
CO2 ALL 21-30 <= 10 >= 40 21-30 >= 40 <= 10 mEq/L
Calcium ALL 8.3-10.5 <= 6.5 >= 13.0 8.3-10.5 >= 13.0 <= 6.5 mg/dL
Phosphorus 0-1W 4.5-6.5 <= 1.0 4.5-6.5 <= 1.0 mg/dL
Phosphorus 1W-15Y 2.4-6.5 <= 1.0 2.4-6.5 <= 1.0 mg/dL
Phosphorus ADULT 2.5-4.5 <= 1.0 2.5-4.5 <= 1.0 mg/dL
Albumin ALL 3.5-5.2 3.5-5.2 gm/dL