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Osmolality - Blood

Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Test Code:
OSMS
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable

To be collected with minimal stasis

Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
6 hours
Reference Interval:

280 - 300 mmol/kg

Normally little or no change after water deprivation