Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

UA SP GR

Methodology

Refractometer/Reflectance Spectrophotometry

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status

Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.

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