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Test Code CA U Calcium, Urine Random

Clinical System Name

Urine Calcium

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Random Urine

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container, Clean container is also acceptable.

Preferred Vol:  5 mL

Minimum Vol: 2 mL

 

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:  Non-sterile container, insufficient quantity, incorrect storage temperature, age of specimen

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2-8 C

Storage location: Deliver entire specimen in original container to CPA refrigerator, FrigB bucket.

 

Off-site collection:  Send entire specimen in original container, refrigerated.

Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Room Temp

N

Urine Refrigerated

 7 D

Urine Frozen

180 D

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F, day shift  1 - 3 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

Reference Range

No reference ranges available for random collections.
 

Methodology

Method: Spectrophotometry by Vitros 4600

Analytical Volume: 1 mL urine

CPT Codes

82310