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Test Code LAB814/1029/UCA24 CALCIUM, URINE 24 HOUR

Specimen Type

24 HOUR URINE CONTAINER, NO PRESERVATIVE

 

MAY BE COLLECTED WITH:

30 ml OF 6N HCL.

Specimen Required

MIN: N/A

PROCESSING INSTRUCTIONS

INPATIENT: BRING DIRECTLY TO LABORATORY, WITHOUT DELAY.

 

CENTRAL PROCESSING:

DELIVER TO URINALYSIS AISLE.

 

OUTPATIENT:
STORE RETURNED CONTAINER IN REFRIGERATOR.

METHOD

SPECTROPHOTOMETRY

Specimen Retention Time

7 DAYS

TRANSPORT TEMPERATURE

REFRIGERATED

DAY(S) TEST PERFORMED

DAILY

CPT

82340

LOINC

CALCIUM 24 HR URINE: 6874-2
CALCIUM URINE: 17862-4
URINE VOLUME: 19153-6
COLLECTION INTERVAL: 13362-9

SYNONYMS

CA URINE 24

SPECIMEN STABILITY FOR TESTING

ROOM TEMPERATURE:  UP TO 5 DAYS

REFRIGERATED:  UP TO 7 DAYS

Additional Information

IF ENTIRE COLLECTION NOT SUBMITTED, THEN A 50 ML ALIQUOT OF A WELL MIXED 24 HOUR COLLECTION IS ACCEPTABLE (MUST INCLUDE TOTAL VOLUME).

 

PATIENT: VOID AND DISCARD FIRST SPECIMEN  - THIS VOID WILL BE YOUR START TIME.  PLACE ALL SUBSEQUENT SAMPLES IN THE COLLECTION CONTAINER FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS AFTER YOUR START TIME.  TO END YOUR 24 HOUR COLLECTION, URINATE AT YOUR STOP TIME (THIS URINE WILL ALSO GO IN THE 24 HOUR URINE CONTAINER).

TEST INCLUDES

CALCIUM 24 HOUR URINE
CALCIUM, URINE
URINE VOLUME
COLLECTION INTERVAL