UREA NITROGEN,RANDOM URINE

Code
500.4900
Name
UREA NITROGEN,RANDOM URINE
Category
None
Department
Chemistry
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CPT Codes
84540
Site
Main Lab
Reference Test
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Urine, random

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Room Temperature
2 day stability

Refrigerated
7 day stability

Frozen
1 month stability

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

No preservative

Reference Range

Reference ranges not available for random urine

Methodology

Enzymatic Rate

Clinical Significance

Used in the diagnosis of certain renal and metabolic diseases.

Urea is synthesized in the liver from ammonia produced as a result of deamination of amino acids. This biosynthetic pathway is the chief means of excretion of surplus nitrogen by the body.

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