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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.



Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Room Temp

5 d

Urine Refrigerated

5 w

Urine Frozen

6 m




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


Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    


Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

Reference Range

No reference ranges available for random collections.


Method: Spectrophotometry by Vitros 4600

Analytical Volume: 1 mL urine

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