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