Urea

Test Method
Chemical reaction
Specimen Required
Serum or plasma (Li-heparin).
Spec Type Min
Serum 500uL
When Tested
Daily
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
2.0 – 7.8 mmol/L.
Units of Measurement
mmol/L
Related Tests
UEC1.
Contact
Test performed by RMH Biochemistry (9342 7360)

Uric acid

Test Method
Chemical reaction
Specimen Required
Serum or plasma (Li-heparin).
Spec Type Min
Serum 500uL
When Tested
Daily
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
M: 0.21-0.45 mmol/L F: 0.15-0.40 mmol/L.
Units of Measurement
mmol/L
Contact
Test performed by RMH Biochemistry (9342 7360)

Urinary Micro-Albumin

Test Method
Immunoassay
Specimen Required
Urine
Spec Type Min
500uL
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
see Urinary Albumin:Creatinine ratio
Units of Measurement
mg/L
Related Tests
RCPA Urine
Contact
Test performed by RMH Biochemistry (9342 7360)

Urinary MicroProtein

Test Method
Immunoassay
Specimen Required
Urine
Spec Type Min
500uL
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
see Urinary Protein:Creatinine ratio
Units of Measurement
mg/L
Contact
Test performed by RMH Biochemistry (9342 7360)

Urine Culture

Test Method
Microscopy and culture
Specimen Required
Mid-stream urine.
Spec Type Min
5-10 ml
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
24-48 hours
Normal Ranges
n/a
Reference Ranges
n/a
Cut Off Lower
n/a
Units of Measurement
n/a
Related Tests
n/a
Billing Advice
Medicare rebatable
Contact
9342 9670