BUN - Overview: Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN), Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: BUN    
Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN), Serum

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

Screening test for evaluation of kidney function

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

Photometric, Urease

Also available as part of an Electrolyte panel.

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

Yes

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Bld Urea Nitrog(BUN), S

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

BUN
Urea (NO LONGER OFFERED - SEE BUN)