Calcium, 24-hr Urine

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB814
  • Soft Test Code:
  • UCA24
Alternate Names
  • Ca, 24-hour Urine

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

15.0 mL aliquot from a well mixed 24-hour  Urine Collection in a Plastic Container

Alternate Specimen

 

TransportAndStorage

14 days Refrigerated

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

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

42 - 353 mg/24 hrs


Methodology:
  • Colorimetric

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Chemistry

Coding & Compliance

CDM

01420019


CPT Coding

82340