Chloride, Timed Urine


Abbrev Code:UCLT   
Order Code:LAB375Order Name:Chloride Timed Urine
Methodology:Roche: Indirect ion selective electrode
Vista: Indirect potentiometric
CPT Codes: 82436 x1, 82436 x1
Test Includes:Chloride urine mmol/L; chloride urine mmol/spec; duration in hours, volume in mL
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
Associated Links:

Urine Collection Procedure, Roche Go Live Schedule



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, timed collection (20 to 28 hours)
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL
Container:
Alternate Containers: 3 L plastic jug


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Specimens containing red cells or precipitate must be centrifuged. Aliquot 5 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Urine containing bladder fluid is acceptable. Enter coded comment IRRFL (urine contains bladder irrigation fluid).
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:7 days at room temperature or refrigerated; indefinitely frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Northland, Range, Roche-UMMC East, Southdale, UMMC West Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Urine Chemistry Reference Ranges


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