Test directory: Calcium, Random Urine

Ordering Code5208
Test NameCalcium, Random Urine
AliasRandom Urine Calcium
Random Urine Ca++
Preferred SpecimenUrine, Random
Preferred ContainerClean Container
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Collection InstructionsPlease submit 10 mL of a well-mixed random collection.
Handling InstructionsAdjust pH to <2.0 with 6N HCl prior to aliquoting for testing.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 2 Days
Refrigerated: 4 Days
Frozen: 3 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaSpecimen older than stability limits, pH >7.5
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyColorimetric, O-cresolphthalein complex

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Calcium, UrineALLmg/dLSee report.