Minimum Sample Size


Protein/creatinine ratio 1 mL urine  Ice pack
Osmolality 100 uL urine Ice pack
Urinalysis 6 mL urine preferred Ice pack

Handling and shipping advice for urine samples

  • Send urine overnight with ice pack.
  • Include a completed clinical pathology submission form with billing information, patient information, sample source, pertinent history and/or provisional diagnosis, and desired test(s).
  • Please do not send samples in syringes.
  • The required sample type and shipping method for each test are listed above.