Calcium, Random Urine


Abbrev Code:UCALR   
Order Code:LAB371Order Name:Calcium Random Urine
Methodology:Roche: Photometric
Vista: Bichromatic endpoint
St Johns/Woodwinds: Arsenezo III dye
CPT Codes: 82340 x1, 82340 x1
Test Includes:Calcium urine mg/dL; calcium urine g/g creatinine; creatinine urine mg/dL.
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
Associated Links:

Urine Collection Procedure, Roche Go Live Schedule



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Collection Instructions:A random specimen is acceptable for all peds patients (16 years or less). Cysto Clinic may collect 2-4 hour timed urine collections.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Aliquot 5 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature to arrive within 4 days; alternatively freeze.
Stability:2 days at room temperature; 4 days refrigerated; 3 weeks frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (CSC Mpls, Northland, Range, Roche-UMMC East, Southdale, St. John's, UMMC West Bank, Woodwinds)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Urine Chemistry Reference Ranges
Use:Suspect hypocalcemia or hypercalcemia. Monitor treatment for calcemic disorder.


Click HERE to Report test errors or omissions.
*If no email program is associated with this computer, please contact:
systemlabguide@fairview.org for TestID: 892"