Oxalate, Plasma


Sunquest Code:OXALS  
Epic Code:LAB5668Epic Name:Oxalate Plasma
Methodology:Spectrophotometry
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-8 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3.2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) on ICE
Patient Preparation:Patient should avoid ingestion of vitamin C for 24 hours prior to sample collection.
Causes for Rejection:Samples that are not plasma. Samples that are not received frozen.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 1 hour of collection 2 mL, 1.5 mL minimum. Freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen.
Stability:Stability: Plasma samples are stable for 1 week frozen once separated from the cells.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2011697


Interpretive

Reference Range:Less than or equal to 1.9 umol/L.


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