Blood urea nitrogen (BUN)

Alphabetical Test listing

Blood urea nitrogen (BUN)-52

  
Blood urea nitrogen (BUN)
  
52
  
84520.1
  
BUN
  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Spin

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
Sodium heparin (Na hep) plasma
  

Gold - Spin

Lavender - Spin and separate

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube, or

Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Ambient - 7 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Enzymatic Urease

  

0 - 2 yrs:  4 - 15 mg/dL

4 - 15 yrs: 8 - 18 mg/dL

>18 yrs:    8 - 25 mg/dL

  
84520
  
11/30/2001
  
02/11/2020
  
02/07/2020