Urine Urea

Container: 24 hour (Plain - Green container)

Sample type: Urine

Test name: Urine Urea

Condition / Indication: Fluid balance

Special precautions & notes: Can be measured in either a random or 24 hour sample. Can also be measured on acidified urine.

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. Note new reference ranges from 14/11/22: 24 hour samples: Urine Urea 250-570 mmol/24hr.

Container: 24 hour (Plain - Green container)

Alternative container: Urine plain 5ml (Beige top)

Ideal volume (mL): n/a

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: 1 day