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.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020245||Urine Bicarbonate (HCO3)||1964-6|
- bicarbonate urine
- HC03 urine