Specific gravity, urine

Alphabetical Test listing

Specific gravity, urine-372

  
Specific gravity, urine
  
372
  
81003.3
  
SGU
  
Urine, random
  

Screw cap plastic container (sterile)

  
10 mL
  
5 mL
  
  • Collect random urine
  • First morning specimen is preferable
  
  1. Transfer well mixed urine to a Urine preservative vial/tube, urinalysis.
    1. The BD Urinalysis Preservative Tube has a minimum fill of 7-10 mL; 10 mL is preferred.
  2. If BD UA transport tube in not available, or there is insufficient specimen, transport in a screw cap container, refrigerated, within 8 hours of collection.
  
  

Screw cap plastic container (sterile)

  

BD Urinalysis preservative tube (preferred)
Ambient - 72 hours

Screw cap urine container
Refrigerated - 8 hours

Refrigerated specimens in screw cap container received >8 hrs but <24 hrs from collection will be resulted with a comment: “Specimen exceeds standard time for testing”

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage/transport temperature
  
AHL - Hematology: H
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Refractometer

  

1.002 - 1.030

  
81003
  
11/30/2001
  
08/23/2018
  
02/18/2020