For a basic metabolic panel, a red- or green-top tube should be filled with at least 2.5 to 2.8 milliliters of blood. Most institutions have policies regarding these lab tests that should be followed carefully. More »

The BMP, or basic metabolic panel, blood test is performed to test the body's blood acid and base balance, blood sugar levels and kidney function, according to MedlinePlus. The basic metabolic panel checks CO2 levels, BU... More »

Types of blood test include a full or complete blood count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate and blood metabolic panel, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and the U.K.'s National Health Service. Bloo... More »

The BMP, or basic metabolic panel, blood test is performed to test the body's blood acid and base balance, blood sugar levels and kidney function, according to MedlinePlus. The basic metabolic panel checks CO2 levels, BU... More »

According to the Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer Association, "LY" on a blood test stands for lymphocytes. The number in the results represents the percentage of lymphocytes in the white blood count. Lymphocytes shoul... More »

The extractable nuclear antigens (ENA) panel blood test is used to diagnose certain autoimmune disorders. This test is normally done after a patient has had a positive antinuclear antibody (ANA) test, notes Lab Tests Onl... More »

A lipid panel is a test that measures cholesterol levels in the blood, explains WebMD. The results of the test show the amount of total cholesterol as well as the amount of low-density lipoprotein, high-density lipoprote... More »

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