Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Sodium,Urine-Random

Test Name: Sodium,Urine-Random
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: Random urine
Collection Information: Collect a minimum of 5 mL of random urine in a sterile container.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
4 hours
Stat
1 hour
 
Reference Range: 40-200 mmol/L
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2014-02-25
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Increased sodium excretion may be found in adrenal cortical insufficiency, renal tubular disease and in patients receiving natriuretic agents.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Potentiometric, Indirect Ion-Selective Electrodes
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
NAU
 
Referred To:  

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