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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Urea, Urine

Test Name

Urea, Urine

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Sterile Container

Minimum Volume = 5ml Urine

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Random urine collected in red top vacutainer or sterile urine container. Ensure both sample and requisition are labelled properly

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

Stability:

Stable for 4 h 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

Urine: 430-710 mmol/d

Test Code

UUREA

Methodology

Spectrophotometric (Enzymatic)

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information