Test Overview

Primary screening test given to new patients and annually thereafter.

Test Indications

Sample Collection

  1. Patient should not eat or drink anything except water for 8 to 12 hours prior to blood sample collection.
  2. Sample to lab consists of one refrigerated unopened spun barrier tube.
  3. Spin sample within 45 minutes of collection; be sure barrier forms a complete separation.

Your doctor or lab may have different instructions that supersede the above.

CPT CODES

CPT-CodeDescriptionComments
80053  
82465  
82977  
83615  
84100  
84478  
84550  
83718HDL 

Labs Performing Test

Name of LabLab CodeEstimated CostProcessing TimeComments
SonoraQuest 31033 1 day 
SonoraQuest 35811 1 dayAlso includes Complete Blood Count. Also need 5 mL laventer top tube.
SonoraQuest 31433 1 dayAlso includes HDL-Cholesterol

Costs cited are subject to change and may be reduced by insurance or cash discounts and increased by sample collection fees.

Theory

Glucose

Urea Nitrogen, Blood (BUN)

Creatinine

Ratio BUN/Creatinine

Uric Acid

Sodium

Potassium

Chloride

Carbon Dioxide

Anion Gap

Osmolality (calculated)

Protein, Total

Albumin

Globulin

Ratio Albumin/Globulin

Cholesterol, Total

Triglycerides

Calcium

Phosphorus

Alkaline Phosphatase

GGT

ALT

AST

LH

Bilirubin, Total


References

Unless specifically noted above, references used in the construction of this web page include the following:

[FDM] Lecture notes from Functional Medicine University.

[SCNM] Lecture notes from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

[UT] Lecture notes from the University of Tennessee graduate programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry.