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Oxalate, Plasma

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
OXAP MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (sodium heparin)
Collection Volume:
10mL (minimum 5.0mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Non- heparinized specimen
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab; Mon-Fri
Methodology:
Ion Chromatography (IC)
Special Instructions:
Fasting 12 hours is recommended. Patient should avoid taking vitamin C supplements for 24 hours prior to draw. Place on wet ice immediately. Centrifuge within 1 hour of the draw and freeze. Reference lab will adjust the pH of the specimen.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
3-7 days
Additional Info:
Reference range <1.6 mcmol/L
CPT Code:
83945