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Sodium Urine 24 Hour

Ordering Info & Methodology

Test Code

Cerner Synonyms


Sodium Urine Quantitative, Na Urine Quantitative, Sodium, 24h Urine Excretion, 24h urine sodium

Turn Around Time


Indirect ion selective electrode, Roche cobas c

Ordering Guide

Specimen Requirements

Sample Type

Collection Container

Alternate Collection Containers


Urine Collection Jug

10 mL

Add on stability
This is the length of time after sample collection that this analyte is stable. Test can be added to a previously collected sample if the time since collection is less than the add on stability time.

Minimum Volume

Add On Stability

Collection and Shipping Requirements

Send 10mL of total urine collection. Note total urine volume.

Reference Intervals

Female Reference Interval

Age Category
Reference Interval
≥ 0 y

Male Reference Interval

Age Category
Reference Interval
≥ 0 y
Additional Notes

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Measurement Uncertainty (MU)
Every laboratory value is an estimate of the true concentration of substance. MU is the 95% confidence interval around that estimate. 95% of the time, the true concentration will be within the range of the reported value ±MU. This value is based on analytical variability (precision) and does not reflect other factors such as sample collection and handling which may also affect the result.


Reported sodium = 140 mmol/L
Sodium MU = 1%
Expanded uncertainty = 140 mmol/L ± 1% or 140mmol/L ± 1.4 mmol/L
Interpretation - the true value of sodium in the sample is in the range 138.6-141.4 mmol/L, with 95% confidence.


Measurement Uncertainty

Accuracy of result relies on full 24h urine collection.


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