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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Urea, Fluid

Test Name

Urea, Fluid

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Sterile Container

Minimum Volume = 2ml fluid

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Fluid collected in red top vacutainer or sterile orange cap container.

Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.


Stable for 4 hours at room temperature, 1 week refrigerated and 1 month at -15 to -20°C.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Centrifuge to remove cellular material.

Sample Rejection Criteria: Avoid leaking specimens and/or Non sufficient Quantity (Not Sufficient Quantity)

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

1 Day

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Test Code



Spectrophotometric (Enzymatic)

Testing Location


Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019