Supersaturation Profile, 24 Hour, Urine


Abbrev Code:SSAT24   
Order Code:LAB6795Order Name:Supersaturation, 24 Hour, Urine
Synonyms:Stone Former Panel; Urorisk
Methodology:Varies
CPT Codes: 82340 x1, 82436 x1, 82507 x1, 82570 x1, 83735 x1, 83935 x1, 83945 x1, 83986 x1, 84105 x1, 84300 x1, 84392 x1, 84560 x1, 84133 x1, 82140 x1, 84540 x1
Test Includes:Urine sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, chloride, phosphorus, uric acid, creatinine, osmolality, pH, oxalate, sulfate and citrate excretion, ammonium, urea nitrogen and protein catabolic rate.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 5-7 days.
Special Instructions:Specimen pH should be between 4.5 and 8, and will stay in this range if kept refrigerated. Specimens with pH >8 indicate bacterial contamination, and testing will be cancelled. Do not attempt to adjust pH as it will adversely affect results.
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Urine Collection Instructions



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, 24 hour collection
Optimal Volume:35 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:25 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Causes for Rejection:pH greater than 8; collection times less than 24 hours; room temperature specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature or on dry ice.
Stability:Stability: 14 days refrigerated (preferred) or frozen
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:SAT24


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