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Test Name: BUN
Test Code: 2070
Other Names: Urea Nitrogen (BUN), Blood Urea Nitrogen
Test Includes: BUN
Specimen Requirements: Serum (preferred) or Plasma
Container: N/A
Collection Instructions: Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection. If green-top tube or lavender top tube is used, transfer separated plasma to a plastic transfer tube.
Stability: Separated Samples are stable at Room temperature for 3-5 days, Refrigerated 7 days frozen 6 months
Rejection Criteria / Special Instructions: Moderate to to Gross hemolysis; excessive lipemia; improper labeling
Methodology: Bichromatic Rate