Urine test 24 hour collection

Urine 24 hours collection is usually required for checking of urinary catecholamines proteins and creatinine. These are seperate conditions and each is due to a different disease

Updated Date : 2023-01-04T05:37:15.857Z

Plastic Collection Can

The lab will provide you with a plastic can, which can hold upto 10 liters of liquid. The can has a preservative in it. This preservative prevents bacteria from degrading the urine sample

When to collect

The sample collection should begin at 7 am in the morning.Every successive sample should be collected for a period of 24 hours in the same can.

Urinary Catecholamines

This is the most common indication for 24 hour urine collection. Increased catecholamines are seen in a condition called pheochromocytoma which causes high blood pressure.,

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