Urea Nitrogen, Serum (BUN)
Fasting Required: Yes 10-12 Hours

Specimen: Blood

Results: 1-2 Business days

Description: Used to monitor kidney function in patients with chronic diseases or conditions such as diabetes, congestive heart failure, and myocardial infarction (heart attack). It is also used to monitor the effectiveness of dialysis.

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

Alternative Name(s): Blood Urea Nitrogen, BUN

Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.