Urea Nitrogen, Urine

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Rationale
To assess kidney function related to the progression of disorders such as diabetes, liver disease, and kidney disease.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. Usually, a 24-hr urine collection is ordered. As appropriate, provide the required urine collection container and specimen collection instructions.

Normal Findings
Method: Spectrophotometry.

Conventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 35.7)
12–20 g/24 hr428–714 mmol/24 hr

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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