Within 24 hours
Random urine in sealed container.
Immediately upon collection, mix and transfer 4 mL urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL) Do not expose to air.
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Room temperature or refrigerated specimens.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month (unstable if thawed and refrozen)
Reference Interval has not been defined for Bicarbonate, Urine.
Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020245||Urine Bicarbonate (HCO3)||1964-6|
- bicarbonate urine
- HC03 urine