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  Total Nitrogen Specimen Type:
  also known as Nitrogen, Total

Urine


SCRAP

Specimen requirements: 24 hour Urine Container no Preservative
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 24 hour urine collection.
Absolute minimum amount: N/A
Method of collection: 24 hour urine collection
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: "Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry Urine Browse Function
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Varies
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 7-10 days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Dumas Combustion
Special Instructions: Obtain 24-hour urine container from the SCRAP lab. Correct method of collection for 24-hour specimens. A. Discard first morning specimen. B. Save all urine voided up to and including the first morning specimen at the end of the 24 hours. Send to the laboratory. Note: the following foods and drugs adversely affect the results of this test. Chloropromazine, imipramine, inderal, meglumine, oxidase inhibitors, phenacetin, henothiazines, trimterine, and vanillin. Patients submitting specimens should not be allowed any of these foods or drugs for 72 hrs prior to that time or during the time of specimen collection.C. All 24 hour urine specimens should be refrigerated or kept on ice. D. Collection dates and times are to be included on the chemistry test request.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: NITR
CyberLAB code: 8060
Lab Processing Instructions: Submit urine in 3 ARUP transprot tubes. Minimum 13 mLs. Freeze specimen after processing.