BUN (Blood Urea Nitrogen)
Testing performed on Beckman Coulter DxC 700 AU analyzing serum.
Used in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease, urinary tract obstruction, and acute or chronic renal failure.
Specimen Storage and Stability
If the analysis is delayed, the sample should be refrigerated or frozen. Stability has been reported to be 24 hours at room temperature (15-25C), several days at 2-8C, and 2 to 3 months when frozen at -20C or colder.
Specimen Collection and Preparation
Allow SST specimens (Gold Top or Tiger, minimum 2.0mL) to clot 30 to 60 minutes then immediately centrifuge to separate serum from cells. Refrigerate (2-8C or 36-46F).
7 - 25mg/dL
Monday - Saturday, 16 hours a day.
Result available after getting the specimen in 5 hours.
STAT results available within 2 hours of receipt in the Laboratory.
Vibra Health Laboratory
Phone: (248) 846-0663
1307 Allen Dr, Suite A, Troy, MI 48083