This sodium blood test measures sodium levels in the blood and evaluates whether those levels are within normal limits. This test is also used to help evaluate electrolyte balance and kidney function and to monitor chronic or acute hypernatremia or hyponatremia.
Hypernatremia is an electrolyte imbalance where there is a high level of sodium in the blood. Hyponatremia is an electrolyte imbalance where there is a low level of sodium in the blood.
Sodium is an important electrolyte and mineral that helps maintain the balance of water and electrolytes in the body. It is important for the function of nerves and muscles.
For those who are experiencing symptoms such as dehydration or edema; For those who wish to monitor high or low blood pressure and other chronic conditions.
No special preparation is necessary prior to blood sample collection.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.