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Renal Profile

Test Name: Renal Profile
Alternate Description:
LIS Code: RENR
Lab Section:

Chemistry

Fluid Type:

Plasma

Minimum Volume:

0.4 ml whole blood in a Gel Green Microtainer

Test Includes:

Blood Urea Nitrogen, and Creatinine

Specimen Tube Type Transport:

Gel Green Top

Container (Whole Blood Required):

4 ml whole blood in a Gel Green Top

Specimen Stability:

See individual tests.  Samples are saved for 3 days.

Specimen Transport:

Refrigerate

Availability:

24 hours a day, seven days a week

Stat Availability:

24 hours a day, seven days a week

Test Turnaround Time Routines And Stats:

R 4 hours S 1 hour

Critical Value:

BUN >120 mg/dL

Specimen Preparation (In House):

Spin and refrigerate until analysis

Specimen Preparation (Outreach):

Spin within 4 hours of collection. Refrigerate until courier pickup.

Reference Value:

See individual tests for normal ranges