Specimen: 10 mL (5 mL min.) aliquot of 24 hour Urine. Collect urine with 25 mL 50% concentrated HCl to maintain pH below 3. Record 24-hour urine volume & patient body weight on test request form and urine vial. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 4 days
Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks
Method: Arsenazo III
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 – 15 days
Usage: In the presence of elevated calcium, the body attempts to excrete the excess calcium leading to hypercalciuria. Idiopathic hypercalciuria can occur in the absence of hypercalcemia.
Specialty: Physician, Rheumatologist, Orthopedician
Disease: Bone & Mineral Metabolism
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required