Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

UOSMO

Methodology

Freezing Point

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Urine.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 1 mL aliquot from a well-mixed urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Urine collected with preservatives.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Interval

0-30 days: 50-645 mOsm/kg
1 month-16 years: 50-1500 mOsm/kg
17 years and older: 50-800 mOsm/kg

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

83935

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020228 Urine Osmolality 2695-5
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Aliases

  • urine osmolality
Osmolality, Urine