Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Calculi, Renal

Test Name: Calculi, Renal
Alternate Name(s): Stones
Laboratory: Toxicology/Special Chemistry
Specimen Type: Calculi or Fragments
Collection Information:  
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION.
Test Schedule: Monday - Friday
0800-1600
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 business days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2014-02-25
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Main types:
  1. Calcium oxalate and calcium phosphate (usually idiopathic stone formers or hyperparathyroidism)
  2. Uric acid (gout)
  3. Magnesium ammonium triphosphate (often seen in urinary infection)
  4. Cystine (due to cystinuria).
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: FTIR Spectrophotometry
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
CALC
 
Referred To:  

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