What Is a BMP Blood Test?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 2:52:18 AM ET
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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, BUN level, creatinine, glucose, serum chloride, serum sodium and serum potassium, notes MedlinePlus.