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Test ID SULFU Sulfate, 24 Hour, Urine

Useful For

Assessing the nutrition intake of animal protein

 

The calculation of urinary supersaturation of various crystals or stones

Method Name

High-Pressure Ion Chromatography (HPIC)

Reporting Name

Sulfate, 24 Hr, U

Specimen Type

Urine


Necessary Information


24-Hour volume is required.



Specimen Required


Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Container/Tube: Plastic, 5-mL urine tube

Specimen Volume: 4 mL

Collection Instructions:

Collect urine for 24 hours.

2. No preservative.

3. Specimen must be kept refrigerated during and after collection.

4. Specimen pH should be between 4.5 and 8 and will stay in this range if kept refrigerated. Specimens with pH >8 indicate bacterial contamination, and testing will be cancelled. Do not attempt to adjust pH as it will adversely affect results.

Additional Information: See Urine Preservatives-Collection and Transportation for 24-Hour Urine Specimens in Special Instructions for multiple collections.


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

7-47 mmol/24 hours

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

84392

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SULFU Sulfate, 24 Hr, U 26889-6

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SLF_U Sulfate, 24 Hr, U 26889-6
TM89 Collection Duration 13362-9
VL71 Urine Volume 3167-4
SUL_C Sulfate Concentration, 24 Hr, U 12920-5

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

NY State Approved

Yes

Urine Preservative Collection Options

Note: The addition of preservative or application of temperature controls must occur within 4 hours of completion of the collection.

Ambient

No

Refrigerate

Preferred

Frozen

Yes

50% Acetic Acid

No

Boric Acid

Yes

Diazolidinyl Urea

Yes

6M Hydrochloric Acid

No

6M Nitric Acid

No

Sodium Carbonate

Yes

Thymol

Yes

Toluene

No

 

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Renal Diagnostics Test Request (T830) with the specimen.