Chloride, 24-hour Urine

Last Modified: 2/14/2019 10:44:26 AM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 10.0 mL aliquot from a well mixed 24 hour Urine Collection in a Plastic Container
Collection Instructions:

1. When starting the 24-hour period, urinate and discard (throw-away) this specimen. NOTE THE TIME
2. From that time on, collect all urine by urinating into a clean container and transfer into the provided container. 
DO NOT URINATE DIRECTLY INTO CONTAINER.
3. Try to pass the last urine just prior to the end of the 24 hour period. Add this urine into the container. 
4. Urine Specimen should be kept refrigerated during and after collection. 

For patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Spanish patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Burmese patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Arabic patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D

Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 2 weeks Refrigerated
Reference Range: 110 - 250 mmol/24 hours
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Not Applicable
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: UCL24
EPIC Test Code: LAB2279
Alternate Test Names: CL, 24-hour Urine
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82436

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