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Test Code UOSMO Osmolality, Urine

Additional Codes

Epic: LAB420

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Unpreserved Urine

Collection Container/Type

Preferred: Clear top, No additive

Acceptable: Sterile container

Submission Container/Tube: Clear top, No additive

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Transfer urine into BD Clear Top (no additive) tube.  Do not send the collection container/cup.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.10 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 24 hours

Refrigerated: 24 hours

Frozen: Not defined

Reference Range

300 - 1094 mOsm/kg

Rejection Due To

contaminated samples, preservatives, unlabeled, mislabeled, wrong tube type, hemolyzed, QNS, exceeds specimen stability requirements.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Daily

Report Available

1 day

LOINC

2695-5