U&E profile
Investigation : U&E profile
Specimen type : Serum
Spec container : Serum Gel 
Volume required : 5 ml
Turnaround : see below
Profile of Na, K, Urea, Creatinine

Turnaround times:

  • Emergency (75% <1 hour, 95% <2 hours)
  • Routine (95% <4 hours)
  • GP (<24 hours)

  • Do NOT place
    samples for U&Es
    in the fridge

    Additional information on serum U&E and its clinical use can be found here: serum U&E.

    Bicarbonate, chloride and anion gap have been removed fromt the routine renal profile/U&E. If any or all of these tests are required then these may be requested as a single item 'Bicarbonate' (order code AGAP).


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