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Sodium, Urine

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Urine Na+.

Common Use:
To assist in evaluating for acute renal failure, acute oliguria, and to assist in the differential diagnosis of hyponatremia.

Specimen:
Urine from an unpreserved random or timed specimen collected in a clean plastic collection container.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Ion-selective electrode)

AgeConventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 1)
6–10 yr
 Male41–115 mEq/24 hr or mmol/24 hr41–115 mmol/24 hr
 Female20–69 mEq/24 hr or mmol/24 hr20–69 mmol/24 hr
10–14 yr
 Male63–177 mEq/24 hr or mmol/24 hr63–177 mmol/24 hr
 Female48–168 mEq/24 hr or mmol/24 hr48–168 mmol/24 hr
Adult–older adult27–287 mEq/24 hr or mmol/24 hr27–287 mmol/24 hr
Values vary markedly depending on dietary intake and hydration state.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Sodium, 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/425297/all/Sodium__Urine.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Sodium, Urine. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425297/all/Sodium__Urine. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Sodium, Urine. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425297/all/Sodium__Urine
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