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Sample Type: SERUM
Urea is a waste product formed in the liver when protein is broken down. It is excreted by the kidneys. This test is primarily used along with serum creatinine to evaluate kidney function, to monitor people with acute or chronic kidney disease and sometimes to help diagnose a gastro intestinal bleed.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking