Chloride, Timed Urine


Abbrev Code:UCLT   
Order Code:LAB375Order Name:Chloride Timed Urine
Order Instructions:Order UACOLL. Enter collection volume and duration.
Methodology:Indirect potentiometric
St Johns/St Joseph: ISE, diluted
CPT Codes: 82436 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, timed collection (20 to 28 hours)
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL
Container: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.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Urine containing bladder fluid is acceptable. Enter coded comment IRRFL (urine contains bladder irrigation fluid). Stability: Room or refrigerated temperature - 1 week; frozen - 1 year.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Range, UMMC-West Bank, UMMC-East Bank, Lakes, Ridges, Northland, Southdale, St. Joseph's, St. John's)


Interpretive

Reference Range:75-300 mmol/24 hours; varies with diet.


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