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Laboratory Information

Test Name

pH Urine

Synonyms

Urine pH

External Price (excl. GST)

Price

$5.84

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

Fresh random mid stream urine collected into a syringe with no head space (no air)

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Instructions

Must be collected into a syringe with no head space

Aliquot Transport

fridge

Test Information

Department

Biochemistry

Test Availability

Mon - Sun, 0800 - 2400

Laboratory Turnaround Time

8 hours

Method

pH meter

Reference Interval

4.5 - 8.0

Uncertainty Of Measurement

within 0.1pH unit

Electronic Information

Registration Code

PHU

HL7Mapping Code

$PHU