Test directory: Phosphorus, Urine

Ordering Code812
Test NamePhosphorus, Urine
Alias24 Hr Urine Phosphorus
Random Urine Phosphorus
Preferred SpecimenUrine, 24 Hour
Preferred Container24 Hour Urine Container
Other Specimen/ContainerRandom Urine in Clean Container
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Collection InstructionsRecord entire 24 Hr Vol on container & requisition
Keep refrigerated during collection.
Handling InstructionsAfter collection, acidify with 6N HCl to obtain a pH <3
Send a well-mixed, 50 mL acidified aliquot of specimen.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityRefrigerated: 2 Days without additives, 6 Months when acidified to pH <3 with 6N HCl.
Rejection CriteriaReceived ambient, Specimen older than stability limits
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
24-Hr Urine PhosphorusALL400-1300400-1300mg/24hr
Urine VolumeALLmLSee report.
Total TimeALLminutesSee report.
Urine PhosphorusALLmg/dLSee report.