Specimen: 5 mL (3 mL min.) aliquot of random urine. Do not use preservative. Ship refrigerated. DO NOT FREEZE.
Stability (Room): N/A
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): N/A
Method: Freezing point depression
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: Osmolality is an index of solute concentration. It corresponds to urine specific gravity in non diesese states. This assay assesses the concentrating and diluting ability of kidneys. Preferebly urine and serum osmolalities should be measured simultaneously.
Specialty: Physician, Nephrologist
Disease: Kidney function
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required