Container: Urine plain 5ml (Beige top)

Sample type: Urine - Random

Test name: Sodium

Condition / Indication: SIADH

Special precautions & notes: If investigating a patient with hyponatraemia, send a serum sample for osmolality and electrolytes with a paired urine sample for urine osmolality and urine electrolytes, including details of current medications to aid interpretation.

Reference range: No reference ranges quoted for random urine samples due to variability. Results should be interpreted in context with serum results, paired urine and serum osmolalities, current medications and fluid status.

Container: Urine plain 5ml (Beige top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: 1 day