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Test Code U Oxal Random Oxalate, Random, Urine

Clinical System Name

Urine Oxalate, Random

Synonyms

None specified

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urine

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 10.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 2.0 mL

 

Note: Patient should refrain from taking excessive amounts of asorbic acid (Vitamin C) or oxalate-rich foods (i.e. spinach, coffee, tea, chocolate, rhubarb) for at least 48 hours prior to the collection.

Test includes creatinine level.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot:N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Transfer 10 mL of a well-mixed random collection urine to a plastic screw top container. Place sample in CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Transfer 10 mL of a well-mixed random collection urine to a plastic screw top container. Transport specimen room temperature.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time

Urine

Room temp 6 d
  Refrigerated 7 d
  Frozen 4 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily; Set-up T, Th, & Sa at Quest 3 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130

 

Phone Number: (800) 553-5445

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

Reference Range

 

  mg/dL
Male 3-30
Female 3-40

 

Methodology

Method: None Spectrophotometry (SP)

Analytical Volume: 2.0 mL urine

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82570

83945

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Oxalic Acid, Random Urine
Reference Test Number: 10456N
Instructions: Send out M - F with the Quest courier.