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Specific Gravity, Urine
0020304
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
UA SP GR
Methodology
Refractometer/Reflectance Spectrophotometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Random urine. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport 10 mL aliquot from a well-mixed urine collection. (Min: 1 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 6 months 
Reference Interval
1.003-1.030
Interpretive Data


Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020304UA Specific Gravity5811-5
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