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Osmolality, Urine

Components

Name Method Department Units
Osmolality, Urine Osmometer
Core Lab, Chemistry, Routine mosmol/kg

Specimen Requirements

Urine - Random

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 5 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 2 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • If delay in transport greater than 1 hour, refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Use of urine preservative
  • Collected in diaper

Comments

Urine collected from cotton balls is an acceptable specimen.

CPT Code

  • 83935