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Sodium Test

Also Known as: Sodium Blood Test, Serum Sodium Test, S Sodium Test
₹ 170



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Includes Sodium, Serum & -1 other tests

₹ 170

Dialysis Water for Sodium

Includes Sodium, Serum & -1 other tests

₹ 260

Urine Spot Sodium

Includes Sodium, Serum & -1 other tests

₹ 270

Other Fluid-Sodium

Includes Sodium, Serum & -1 other tests

₹ 300

Sodium, 24 Hrs Urine

Includes Sodium, Serum & -1 other tests

₹ 340

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

The sodium test is a routine test used to help evaluate your kidney function and electrolyte balance. It measures the level of sodium in your blood.

A sodium test is usually done along with a potassium test and a chloride test as part of a basic metabolic panel (BMP) or comprehensive metabolic panel (CMP). These tests may be ordered to help diagnose conditions such as dehydration, high blood pressure, or kidney problems. They may also be ordered when someone has symptoms such as fatigue, headache, Restlessness, or muscle weakness.

Your doctor may order a Sodium Test if you have symptoms of high or low sodium levels, such as:

-Muscle weakness
-Loss of appetite

The normal range of a sodium test is between 136 and 145 mEq/L. This range can vary slightly from lab to lab.

If your doctor has ordered a sodium test, it is important to know how to prepare for the test to ensure accurate results.

Most sodium tests require that you fast for at least eight hours before the test. During this time, you should not eat or drink anything other than water. You should also avoid any medications that could interfere with the test results.

It is also important to avoid any strenuous activity for at least 24 hours before the test as this can affect sodium levels in the body.

Sodium tests are generally safe to take and risk-free.

Before having a sodium test, there are a few things you need to do to prepare. First, you need to fast for at least 8 hours before the test. This means no eating or drinking during that time period. You also need to avoid any strenuous activity, as this can increase your sodium levels. Make sure to tell your doctor about any medications you are taking, as some can affect the results of the test.

Yes, fasting is required for a sodium test. The test measures the level of sodium in your blood. Sodium is a mineral that helps regulate the amount of water in your body. Too much or too little sodium can be dangerous.

Yes, home sample collection is available for the Sodium test. One can simply opt for home collection while booking a test through Max Lab.


The Sodium Test Normal Range is:

 Sodium Blood Test Normal Range Sample Male Female    
Serum/Plasma 136 - 146 mmol/L 136 - 146 mmol/L    
Sodium Urine Test Normal Range Sample Male Female    
Urine 40 - 220 mmol/day 40 - 220 mmol/day    
 Sodium Urine Spot test normal range Sample Male Normal Range Female Normal Range
Urine Spot < 40 years 25-301 mmol/L < 40 years 15-267 mmol/L
≥ 40 years 18-214 mmol/L ≥ 40 years 15-237 mmol/L

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