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U&E

Alternative Names:UE
Urea & Electrolytes
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:UE
Specimen Types:Serum
Plasma
Container Types:
SST
Lithium Heparin (with Gel)
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:0.6 mL
Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:24/7
Additional Notes:

Reference Ranges (Adults):

Na:         135-143 mmol/L

K:            3.5-5.0 mmol/L

Cl:           99-107 mmol/L

Bicarb:    20-32 mmol/L

Urea:   Male  4.0-9.0 mmol/L    Female 3.0-8.0 mmol/L 

Creatinine: Male 60-105 umol/L   Female  45-80 umol/L