SMAC7; Sequential multi-channel analysis with computer-7; SMA7; Metabolic panel 7; CHEM-7
The basic metabolic panel is a group of blood tests that provides information about your body's metabolism.
A blood sample is needed. For information on how this is done, see: Venipuncture
You should not eat or drink for 8 hours before the test.
When the needle is inserted to draw blood, some people feel moderate pain, while others feel only a prick or stinging sensation. Afterward, there may be some throbbing.
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