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.
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



Compliance Category

FDA

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

81002

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020304 UA Specific Gravity 5811-5
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Aliases
Specific Gravity, Urine