Blood Test Includes:
Carbon dioxide, total
This chemistry blood test panel is a disease oriented panel used in the diagnosis and management of illnesses and injuries causing changes in renal function. The panel must consist of the stated tests and all tests must be performed. Any additional blood tests must be ordered as a separate test or as one of the other organ or disease oriented panels.
Patient Preparation: This is a required fasting blood test. Patient should fast for 12 hours preceding collection of specimen.