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4832 Specific weight

Code and name of test:

4832 Specific weight

The specific weight or the urine density is proportional to the urine osmolality and measures the urine density or the kidney capacity to concentrate or dilute the urine.

Usefulness:

  • an instrument in detecting kidney infections and diseases

Bibliography:

  • Veterinary Clinical Laboratory Manual Prof. doc. honoris causa Sabin Ghergariu, PhD, Prof. Alexandru Pop, PhD, Head of Works Chemist Laszlo Kadar, Prof. Marina Spinu, PhD

Specimens:

urine sample

Response time:

1 business day, depending on the number of samples

Methodology:

quality test