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​Urea, Urine


​Specimen Requirements​

  • ​Urine
​Required Volume
  • ​Optimal Volume: 4.5 mL
  • Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL
    (Submitting the minimum volume makes it impossible to repeat the test or perform confirmatory/reflex testing. In some situations, a minimum volume may require a second collection.)
  • Pediatric Volume

  • ​7 days at 2 – 8 ºC
Grounds for Rejection​

Testing Information​ ​

  • ​24 hours a day
Testing Site​
  • ​SPH, RUH
Results Reporting​
  • Within 24 hours
  • ​Kinetic with urease and glutamate dehydrogenase
​Specimen Retention
  • ​3 days
SHR LIS Test Code​
  • ​UREUR – Random
  • UREUD – 24 hour
  • UREUT – Total Volume (For Laboratory Use Only)


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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-257 v3

Last Modified: Friday, May 13, 2016 |
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