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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Urobilinogen
Sample
Urine
Sample container
Universal container / 20mL white top
Volume required
6 mL
Special requirements for specimen collection
MUST BE FRESH SAMPLE.  Best if collected after lunch.
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
Formed from bilirubin by bacterial action in the gut.  Some is absorbed into the portal blood and then reaches the systemic circulation.
Turn around time
Same day (working days)
Last modified: 02/08/2017