Osmolality, Blood and Urine
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To assess fluid and electrolyte balance related to hydration, acid-base balance, and screening for toxins.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube; urine from an unpreserved random specimen collected in a clean plastic collection container.
(Method: Freezing point depression)
|Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 1)|
|Serum||275–295 mOsm/kg||275–295 mmol/kg|
|Urine (random)||50–1200 mOsm/kg||50–1200 mmol/kg|
|Urine (24-hr collection)|
| Newborn||75–300 mOsm/kg||75–300 mmol/kg|
| Children and adults||250–900 mOsm/kg||250–900 mmol/kg|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Osmolality, Blood and Urine." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425103/all/Osmolality__Blood_and_Urine.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Osmolality, Blood and Urine. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425103/all/Osmolality__Blood_and_Urine. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Osmolality, Blood and Urine. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425103/all/Osmolality__Blood_and_Urine
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Osmolality, Blood and Urine [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425103/all/Osmolality__Blood_and_Urine.
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