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Test Code CL U Urine Chloride

Clinical System Name

Urine Chloride


Chloride Urine

Chloride, Random Urine

CL Urine

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Random Urine

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container, Sterile Screw-Capped Tube or Syringe.

Preferred Vol:  1 mL

Preferred Vol:  0.5 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.25 mL



Processing Instructions

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

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2-8oC

Storage location: Core Chemistry Refrigerator


Off-site collection:  Spin aliquot of urine, remove from cells, and send refrigerated.



Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine RT

 24 Hours

Urine 2-8oC

 7 D

Urine -20oC or -70oC

180 D




STAT Performed TAT
Y 24/7  1 H


Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    


Department:  Core Chemistry

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

Reference Range

No reference ranges available for random collections. Results vary with dietary intake.


Method: Potentiometric by Vitros 4600

Analytical Volume: 0.04 mL supernatant

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