Urea - Serum

Also Known as Serum Urea

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Age group

7 years & above

Urea test is also known as blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test. It helps to evaluate the kidney function and monitor the effectiveness of kidney treatment such as dialysis. The urea test is done: • In case of kidney problems or diseases

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Frequently asked questions

To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to make a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. The needle is then inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.
Other tests which can be advised along with urea test include creatinine test, electrolyte tests such as sodium, potassium, or calcium test to understand the functioning of kidneys.
Increasing age and a high protein diet can increase the levels of urea.
The signs and symptoms of kidney dysfunction include fatigue, lack of concentration, poor appetite, difficulty in sleeping, swelling or puffiness around the eyes or in the face, wrists, abdomen, thighs, or ankles; foamy, bloody, or coffee-colored urine, decrease in the amount of urine, burning sensation while urinating, abnormal discharge during urination, or a change in the frequency of urination, especially at night; pain in mid-back, below the ribs, near the location of kidneys, and high blood pressure.
The other tests which can be used to assess kidney function include Urinalysis, Urine protein, and Creatinine clearance.
Yes, please inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines or supplements as it might interfere with the test results.

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The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results