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What does U and E's blood test mean?

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What does U and E's blood test mean?

Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Pauline replied 9 years ago.

U and E is a shorthand for urea and electrolytes. This looks at kidney function and levels of sodium, potassium, etc. in the blood. It is a routine test that everyone gets in hospital and also, when on some medication.

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