Calculi Analysis

Last Modified: 6/1/2020 7:48:41 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: Entire specimen of Dry stone(s) in a sterile Grey Top Plastic Container
Collection Instructions: Order must include the site and/or source of collection 

Do not tape the specimen to anything as tape interferes with the analytical procedure

Remove stone from urine if necessary

Do not add fixative to stone
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 6 months Ambient
Reference Range: Refer to Interpretive Pathology Report
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Infrared Spectroscopy (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy), Gravimetric
Clinical Significance: Stone Analysis is used in determining the etiology of stones. The results are often useful in determining the cause and treatment
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center, Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: PS
EPIC Test Code: LAB2491
Send Out Test Code: 30260
Alternate Test Names: Stone Analysis; Stone-A-Lyzer
Included Tests: Gross Exam; Chemical Analysis; Component 1; Component 2; Stone Weight
CPT Coding: 88300, 82365

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