Calcium, Random Urine

Sunquest Code:UCALR  
Epic Code:LAB371Epic Name:Calcium Random Urine
Order Instructions:Order UCRR in addition to UCALR.
Methodology:Bichromatic end point
CPT Code:82340
Test Includes:Urine calcium and creatinine.
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Urine Collection Procedure

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile (Plastic leakproof container, sterile)

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Aliquot 5 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-West Bank, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, M Health Clinic and Surgery Center)




1)     No reference range available; recommend a 24-hour urine collection for calcium.

2)     Suspect hypocalcemia or hypercalcemia.

3)     Monitor treatment for calcemic disorder



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