Oxalate (Urine)


Test Information

Test Name

Oxalate (Urine)

Preferred Specimen

24 Hour urine (Acid) / Random urine (yellow pot)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

6 weeks


Collection Information

Patient Instructions

Preparation

  • Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) at very high concentrations can interfere. It is recommended that patients refrain from taking excessive amounts of vitamin C or vitamin C rich foods for at least 48 hours prior to urine collection.

Processing Information

Registration Code

UOX

Notes

  • pH must be <2
  • Random urine please also pH and record pH value

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Notes

If other tests requested, please send separate aliquot (including Citrate testing)

Send Away Volume

10 mL urine

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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