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Blood urea print
Synonyms
Why do we do this test?
1. To asses kidney function
-as a aid to diagnose kidney disease
-to measure the adequacy of dialysis
-when you have conditions may leads to kidney damage
-when you on a drug which cause kidney damage.
-at regular intervals when you being follow up for kidney disease.

2. As a component of routine metabolic panel
3. Evaluation of hydration status
Specimen Type
Serum
Instructions for specimen collection & Patient preparation
A Blood drawn from vein
Special preparation is not needed.
Specimen transportation & Processing
Transport at room temperature
Specimen storage & stability
If the analysis is delayed, serum/ plasma sample should be refrigerated or frozen.
Stable 24hr at room temperature (15- 25 0C)
Up to 1- 2 week at 2-80C
2- 3 months when frozen < -200C
Specimen storage duration
If the analysis is delayed, serum/ plasma sample should be refrigerated or frozen.
Stable 24hr at room temperature (15- 25 0C)
Up to 1- 2 week at 2-80C
2- 3 months when frozen < -200C
Reference Intervals & Target Values
Critical Limits
Possible Pre-analytical Errors
Plasma urea concentration can be increases by
- High protein diet
-Increase protein catabolism
-Reabsorption of blood proteins after gastrointestinal bleeding
- Treatment of cortisol and its analogs
- Dehydration
Possible Analytical Errors
Available Government Laboratories
Yes
Recommended turnaround time
4 hr

Test Method
Enzymatic method (Urease methods)

Documentation

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Last Updated : 2020-09-13 21:49:04

 

 

 

 

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