CMP is a group of tests ordered to determine the current status of your liver, kidneys, electrolytes, acid/base balance and also blood sugar and blood proteins.

Clinical Significance

A CMP is a large panel of tests to screen for, diagnose, and monitor a variety of conditions and diseases such as liver disease, diabetes, and kidney disease. The blood tests indicate different measurements for Albumin, Albumin/Globulin Ratio (calculated), Alkaline Phosphatase, ALT, AST, BUN/Creatinine Ratio (calculated), Calcium, Carbon Dioxide, Chloride, Creatinine with GFR Estimated, Globulin (calculated), Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, Total Bilirubin, Total Protein, Urea Nitrogen.

Because it includes multiple measurements, the CMP offers a broad look at different functions of the body. It evaluates liver function, kidney function, and nutriment levels.

Patient Preparation: Fasting specimen is preferred.