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Urine Oxalate

24 hour container (with or without additives), urine monovette or white topped universal (without additives)

TestUrine Oxalate
Common AbbreviationsUOXA, UOXAR
ProfileNA
Tube type24 hour container (with or without additives), urine monovette or white topped universal (without additives)
Clinical IndicationEvaluation of urine oxalate excretion levels can aid in the differential diagnosis and monitoring of recurrent renal calculi.
Specimen TypeUrine
Sample typeAcidified or Plain 24 hour urine or Plain Random Urine
Minimum Volume1mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
Stability7 days at 2-8°C
Turnaround TimeInpatient: 21 days Outpatient/ GP: 21 days
LaboratoryWythenshawe Hospital
Reference IntervalContact referral laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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