Investigation : Ammonia
Specimen type : Plasma
Spec container : EDTA 
Volume required : 4 ml
MALE Ref range : 16 - 60 µmol/l
FEMALE Ref range : 11 - 51 µmol/l
Turnaround : <2 hours

A fasting specimen is required on ice - transported to the lab within 15 minutes. Contact Duty Biochemist before sampling.

Please note changes to reference range Prior to 13/08/2010 the reference range was <75 µmol/l

Physiological plasma concentrations of Sulfasalazine or Sulfapyridine may lead to false results

Additional information on ammonia and its clinical use can be found here: ammonia.

New male/female ammonia reference intervals 01/05/21, results unaffected.


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