Urea

Test investigation

Urea

Laboratory offering test

NNUH, QEH, JPUH

Units

mmol/L

Comments precautions

Indication of renal function and hydration. Low levels seen in starvation and advanced liver disease.

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Within 4 hours/8 hours

Reference intervals

2.5 – 7.8 mmol/L

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH