A chemistry screen is a blood test that measures the levels of several substances in the blood (such as Reference electrolytes Opens New Window).
Normal values vary from lab to lab and depend on which tests were included in your chemistry screen. Results are usually available in 1 to 2 days.
Many conditions can change chemistry screen test levels. Your doctor will talk with you about any abnormal results that may be related to your symptoms and medical history.
For more information about normal and abnormal values, see:
- Reference Albumin.
- Reference Alkaline Phosphatase.
- Reference Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT).
- Reference Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST).
- Reference Bilirubin (total and direct).
- Reference Blood Glucose.
- Reference Blood Urea Nitrogen.
- Reference Calcium (Ca) in Blood.
- Reference Carbon Dioxide (Bicarbonate).
- Reference Chloride (Cl).
- Reference Cholesterol and Triglycerides Tests.
- Reference Creatinine and Creatinine Clearance.
- Reference Gamma-Glutamyl Transferase (GGT) Opens New Window.
- Reference Lactate Dehydrogenase Opens New Window.
- Reference Phosphate in Blood.
- Reference Potassium (K) in Blood.
- Reference Sodium (Na) in Blood.
- Reference Total Serum Protein.
- Reference Uric Acid in Blood.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference March 26, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine