Chloride, Urine

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: CLUR ACHM1

Specimen Type: Urine

Tube Type: Urine container

Collection Volume: 1.0 mL

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Ion-selective electrodes

Special Instructions: Specify whether the urine is random or a 24 hour collection. Instruct patient on 24 hour urine collection. To begin the urine collection, have the patient void. DISCARD THIS URINE SPECIMEN. This is best done with the first morning specimen. Note the time and record on the requisition. From then on collect all the urine that is voided and place in container. If more than one container is needed, please mark the first as #1 of 2 and retain on the floor until collection is complete. The final void should be made 24 hours after the first void described earlier. The specimen should be included with the collection. Refrigerate 24 hour urines during collection. Do not use urine preservatives. Mark each container with patient information and date and time collection started and finished. Deliver specimens promptly to lab.

OC Power Word: LCLUR

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 82436

Synonyms: -

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