Supersaturation Profile, 24 Hour, Urine

Sunquest Code:SSAT24  
Epic Code:LAB6795Epic Name:Supersaturation, 24 Hour, Urine
Synonyms:Stone Former Panel; Urorisk
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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