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Epic Test Name UREA NITROGEN BODY FLUID
Components
Synonyms BUN Body Fluid
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Sterile plastic container
Specimen Type Body fluids (Pleural, Peritoneal, Ascites & JP Fluids)
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions Please write the type of body fluid on the specimen label.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Clotted fluid or fluid with high viscosity.
Methodology Urease/glutamate dehydrogenase
Reference Range No established ranges
CPT Code(s) 84520
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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