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Nitrogen, Total, Urine

Nitrogen, Total, Urine (HCTNITUR) ARUP Labs, I-N Lab Test

Name: Nitrogen, Total, Urine

Test Name: Nitrogen, Total, Urine

Health Link Test Code: HCTNITUR

LIS Test Code: TNITUR

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

Link: http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0092140.jsp

Collection Instructions:

24-hour collection only. No preservative necessary. For timed urine collections, collect all urine in container provided. Add "Refrigerate" sticker to 24-hour container.

Outreach Specimen Processing:

Mix urine well and note volume and period. Transport 50 mL aliquot on a coolant pack to UWHC Hospital Laboratory along with volume and period information.

Specimen Transport:

After specimen collection is completed, transport entire specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory. Transport with coolant pack. If transport is delayed, keep specimen refrigerated.