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Test Code Stone Risk Litholink Stone Analysis

Clinical System Name

Urine Stone Risk Profile

Synonyms

Stone Risk
 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urine

Container(s): 24 Hour Urine Jug

Preferred Vol:

Minimum Vol:

 

Note: Obtain a special container from the Main Lab (x72102). Kits can also be obtained from the Ocean 8 Lab. Follow Litholink's collection instructions. DO NOT REFRIGERATE. Document the date and time collection begins and ends. Collection must be at least 22 hours and no more than 26 hours. The collection may be started any day of the week except Thursday. Deliver the jug and kit back to lab within 24 hours of the end of collection.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Refrigeration or freezing, no preservative

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: DO NOT REFRIGERATE. Place a label and copy of requisition in the Send Outs bin. Place the urine jug on the Send Outs bench along with remaining labels and/or paperwork.

 

Off-site collection: DO NOT REFRIGERATE. Maintain sample at room temp during collection and storage. Send original container room temp.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Room temp 96 h
  Refrigerated N
  Frozen N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N   4 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Litholink Corporation

2250 West Campbell Park Drive
Chicago, IL 60612


Phone: (800) 338-4333

Department

Department: Send Outs

 

Phone: (206) 987-2563

 

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

Methodology

Method:

Analytical Volume: 40 mL Aliqout from 24 hour collection with preservative

Limitations:

CPT Codes

81050, 82140, 82340, 82436, 82507, 82570, 82615, 83735, 83945, 83986, 84105, 84133, 84300, 84392, 84540, 84560

Special Instructions

Follow Litholink's collection instructions.

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Litholink Stone
Reference Test Number:  
Instructions: Mix urine well, measure, and note total volume. Affix a large Cerner label on the 50 mL tube supplied in the kit and fill with urine. Ship at ambient temperature with the FedEx form provided in the kit. Must reach reference lab within 96 hours of completion. Saturday delivery is acceptable.