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Test Code UCAB URINE CALCIUM 24 HR

Specimen Tube Description

URN- VITROS MG,PO4,CAL

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Required

5mL aliquot from a 24 hour Urine *See Comments*

Specimen Preparation

Keep cold during collection, spin specimen before analysis

Specimen Stability Information

Ambient 5 days, Refrigerated 5 weeks, Frozen 6 months

Day(s) and Times(s) Performed

24 hrs a day 7 days a week

Additional Information

5ml aliquot. Add 100ul of 6 N HCLand mix thoroughly. Verify the specimen pH if 1.5 to 5.0 and adjust, if necessary.

Boric Acid: Not Acceptable
No preservative: Not
Ideally, acid should be added prior to collection and not added after

Performing Laboratory

United Health Services Laboratories

CPT Code

82340

LOINC

17862-4