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Complete blood count

  • White blood cell count
  • Red blood cell count
  • Hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying protein
  • Hematocrit – percentage of blood consisting of red blood cells

Complete metabolic profile

  • Glucose
  • Calcium
  • Albumin
  • Total protein

Electrolytes

  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • CO2 (carbon dioxide, bicarbonate)
  • Chloride
  • BUN (blood urea nitrogen)
  • Creatinine
  • ALP (alkaline phosphatase)
  • ALT (alanine amino transferase, also called SGPT)
  • AST (aspartate amino transferase, also called SGOT)
  • Bilirubin

Lipid Panel

  • Total cholesterol
  • High density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) – known as good cholesterol
  • Low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) – known as bad cholesterol
  • Triglycerides