Order Code: C2702
ABN Requirement: No
Volume: 5.0 mL
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL
Container: Urine (Yellow top, no preservative) tube
- Collect and label sample according to standard protocols.
- Transfer urine from a clean urine cup into a Yellow Top tube using the vacutainer transfer device included with the Yellow Top tube.
- Cap tube tightly.
- Label sample according to standard protocols.
Transport: Store urine at 2-8°C after collection and ship the same day per packaging instructions provided with the Cleveland HeartLab shipping box.
Ambient (15-25°C): 14 days
Refrigerated (2-8°C): 14 days
Frozen (-20°C): stable
Deep Frozen (-70°C): stable
Causes for Rejection: Specimens other than random urine without preservatives; improper labeling; samples not stored properly; samples older than stability limits
Methodology: Ion Selective Electrode (ISE)
Turn Around Time: 2-3 days
Use: Evaluation of renal function, electrolyte balance.
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