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BUN (Urea Nitrogen)

Mint Green Top Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB140
EPIC Order
  BUN
CPT Code(s)   84520
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube / Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
  micro: 200 µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Stability

Unspun:

Spun/Separated:

 <6 hours

Room Temperature-24 hours
Refrigerated-5 days
Frozen-6 months

Availability 24 hours/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal:

9-23 mg/dL

Reference ranges effective 7/13/2021

Comments

 

Reviewed by Karen Hrischuk on December 13, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514