What is the Urine Sodium test?
The Urine Sodium test checks for the levels of sodium in your urine sample. Sodium is an electrolyte that helps in the normal functioning of your body’s cells and tissues. It helps in regulating the fluid balance in our bodies. If sodium levels are too low or too high, it could indicate an abnormality in your kidneys.
When is the Urine Sodium test recommended?
It is recommended:To check the water and electrolyte balance in the body.In determining the cause of high or low blood sodium symptoms.To check the progress of kidney diseases or adrenal gland diseases.
What does it measure?
The Urine Sodium test: Analyzes the amount of sodium in a certain amount of urine.Used to help determine the cause of an abnormal sodium blood level. It also analyzes whether your kidneys are removing sodium from the body. It may be used to evaluate or monitor many types of kidney diseases.Sodium is both an electrolyte and a mineral. It helps to maintain the water (the amount of fluid inside and outside the body's cells) and electrolyte balance of the body.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Urine Sodium test in Delhi?
The cost of the Urine Sodium test in Delhi is Rs. 250.
How often should I get tested for the Urine Sodium test?
The Urine Sodium test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Urine Sodium test?
40 - 220 mmol/L
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a urine sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Urine Sodium test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Urine Sodium test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Urine Sodium test in Delhi?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book a Urine Sodium test with Orange Health Labs in Delhi?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!