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Urea & Electrolytes - Serum

Alternate Names
CUE, U&E, UE, UEC, EUC
Ordering Information

This panel contains: Na, K, Cl, HCO3, Urea, Creatinine, calculated eGFR (if >18 years old)

Laboratory
Biochemistry
Specimen
Blood
Container
Serum tube (gold top)
Minimum Adult Volume
5mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Notes
Delay of > 4 - 6 hours after venesection, refrigeration, or haemolysis can produce spuriously raised potassium levels
Frequency
Daily
Reference Interval

Refer to individual tests for reference intervals