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Sodium Test

Also Known as: Sodium Blood Test, Serum Sodium Test, S Sodium Test
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Description - Sodium is a type of electrolyte, which are electrically charged mineral. A sodium blood test is a routine test which is used to check a person’s overall health. As part of a routine health checkup, a sodium test helps in monitoring the levels of sodium in one’s bloodstream, along with determining the balance of electrolytes and acidity in the human body. Overview of Sodium-Serum Test ....Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

Queries about this test

#1 Sodium test normal range

Ans: The normal range of sodium in the blood is between 135 and 145 milliequivalents per liter (mEq/L). This range may vary depending on age, sex, weight, and overall health.

#2 Sodium test in blood

Ans: Sodium is an essential mineral that helps regulate the amount of water in your body, as well as maintaining proper nerve and muscle function. A sodium test in blood measures the level of this mineral present within your bloodstream.

#3 Sodium test means

Ans: A sodium test is a diagnostic tool used to determine the level of sodium in your blood. It measures the concentration of this essential electrolyte and helps to diagnose certain medical conditions.

#4 Sodium test procedure

Ans: To perform a sodium test, a Max Lab healthcare provider will collect a small sample of your blood using a needle inserted into your vein. The site where the needle was inserted may be covered with a bandage after the procedure.

#5 Sodium test name

Ans: The sodium test may also be referred to as "serum sodium," "Na level," or simply "sodium."

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Max Lab's home collection service is truly amazing. It was so easy to book an appointment, and the process was extremely convenient. The report came back accurate and fast - I couldn't have asked for better service!


I was so impressed with Max Lab's customer service and quality of work. I contacted them for a sodium blood test and they responded quickly, providing me with clear instructions on how to do the test at home. Every step of the way was easy and intuitive, which made it very convenient. Highly recommend it!


I recently used Max Lab for my sodium blood test, and I have to say it was an extremely efficient experience. The turnaround time was incredibly fast, and the staff were very helpful in explaining the process. Highly recommend!

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