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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • OSMOLALITY, URINE

Test Code

  • 5236

Test Synonym

  • OSMOLALITY, URINE, 24HR, URINE OSMOLALITY 24 HOUR OR RANDOM

Minimum Volume

  • 2 mL

Specimen Type

  • Urine

Primary Container

  • 24 Hour Urine Container, Container- Urine, Urine Tube

Transport Temp

  • Refrigerated

TAT

  • 4 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 2mL urine - random or 24 hour, if 24 hour indicate total volume plastic urine container , no preservative.

Specimen Retention

  • Urine (random or 24-hour). If a 24-hour collection - record total volume on the request form. Plastic urine container, no preservative Centrifuge urine sample after collection for 5 minutes at 4(degrees)C to 25(degrees)C to remove gross particulate matter.