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Sodium, random urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? Yes
Test code NAU
Test group Sodium
Performed by Parnassus Chemistry
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Method Ion Specific Electrode (ISE)
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect 20 mL urine
Sample type Random urine
Preferred volume 1 mL urine
Min. Volume 0.2 mL urine
Units mmol/L
Normal range Output varies with diet, but the concentration usually exceeds 20 mmol/L.
Synonyms Urine electrolytes; Na
Stability Refrigerated 2 days
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine same or next day.
Additional information Output varies with diet, but the concentration usually exceeds 20 mmol/L.
LOINC code 2955-3
Last Updated 3/24/2013 7:59:13 PM
Entry Number 1270
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