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Sodium/Potassium Urine Random

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:UNK
Specimen Types:Urine random
Container Types:
Plain 70mL pot
Collection & Request Instructions:These tests are of value prinicipally — a) in differentiation of the cause of low plasma sodium; b) to differentiate between pre-renal and renal failure in certain circumstances where oliguria is present; c)in acute disturbances of sodium and potassium homeostasis, as a guide to immediate therapy; d) to assess volume status.
Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Additional Notes: