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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Sodium Random Urine

Test Name

Sodium Random Urine

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Small orange cap container

Minimum Volume = 5 mL urine

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions:

Collect Random Urine in a small orange cao container. Indicate date and time of Collection

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Create an aliquot from the sample and Centrifuge before placing on automation line using the bypass rack.

Sample Rejection Criteria: Urine collected with acid / alkaline or leaking specimen will be rejected

Stability: Urine is stable at room temperature for 24 hours, refrigerated for 1 week and frozen at -15 to -20°C for 6 months.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab ASAP

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

45 Mins STAT, 2Hrs Routine

Test Utilization

Reference Value

40 - 220 mmol/d

Test Code



Potentiometry (Ion Selective Electrode)

Testing Location


Other Information

Last Updated: September 26, 2019