Test Catalog

Test ID: NITU    
Nitrogen, Total, 24 Hour, Urine

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Assessing nutritional status (protein malnutrition)

 

Assessment of protein nutrition and nitrogen balance in hospitalized patients

 

Evaluating protein catabolism

 

Determining nitrogen balance, when used in conjunction with 24-hour fecal nitrogen measurement

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Dumas Combustion

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Nitrogen, Total, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Nitrogen Balance
Total Urinary Nitrogen
TUN