AnMed Laboratory Services


pH, Urine  (PH UR)

Synonyms:  None listed
Specimen:  Urine; random 5 mL in a urine container.
                        Volume:  5 mL
Minimum Volume:  100 microL
Collection:  Maintain at room temperature for 2 hours; refrigerate at 2-8°C for 24 hours.
Rejection Criteria:  Obvious contamination; improper labeling.
Reference Range:  See report
Test Use:  Crude measure of acid-base balance. Helpful in determining subtle presence of distal renal tubular disease or pylonephritis. Also helpful for identification of crystals and predisposition of stone type. Acid urine may be seen in: patients on a high pr
Additional Information:  No Additional Information Listed
Testing Includes: 
Testing Facility:  AnMed Laboratory