Test Directory

Urea (fluid)

Containers - Adult

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Sterile Universal 20ml
Volume Range

​0.1 mL

Additive per Container

​None

Containers - Child

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Sterile Universal 20ml
Volume Range

​0.1 mL

Additive per Container

​None

Reference ranges

Reference ranges are not reported for fluid biochemistry. Fluid biochemistry should be interpreted in light of the clinical question being asked, comparison with blood results, and/or appropriate clinical guidelines.

Laboratory Site

RIE
51 Little France Crescent
Old Dalkeith Road
Edinburgh
EH16 4SA
Telephone (Biochemistry): 0131 242 6806
SJH
Howden Road West
Howden
Livingston
West Lothian
EH54 6PP
Telephone (Biochemistry): 01506 52 3160/1
WGH
Crewe Road South
Edinburgh
EH4 2XU
Telephone (Biochemistry): 0131 537 1910/1

Anticipated turnaround

1 day

Static information/disclaimer

This test is currently unaccredited to ISO 15189 for fluid analysis.

General additional information

All fluids must be centrifuged and then analysed only if free from particles.

Please see the ACBI guidelines ‘The biochemistry of body fluids’ for interpretation of fluid biochemistry and indication for testing.