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BMP (Basic Metabolic Panel)

Also Known As: BMP, Chemistry Panel, Chemistry Screen, Chem 7

The basic metabolic panel (BMP) is a panel of tests that includes eight different measurements. It provides information about your body’s energy use, which is known as metabolism.

The BMP requires a blood sample that normally is taken from a vein in your arm. The test can be used to evaluate kidney function as well as your blood sugar, acid-base balance, and fluid and electrolyte levels.

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