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Test Code PH UR Urine pH (by meter)

Clinical System Name

Urine pH (By Meter)

Sample Requirements

Specimen:  Urine

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 5 mL

Minimum Vol: 2 mL

 

Note:  Deliver labeled container within 1 hour of collection.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Non-sterile container, age of specimen

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2-8 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator, FrigB bucket, with remaining labels.

 

Off-site collection: Send sample refrigerated. 

Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Room Temp

1 h

Urine Refrigerated

2 d

Urine Frozen

N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F, day shift 1 h

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

Reference Range

4.60 - 8.00

Methodology

Method:  pH meter

Analytical Volume: 2 mL 

Limitations: 

CPT Codes

83986