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Test Code OXCO1 Oxalate, Random, Urine


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see ROXUR / Oxalate, Random, Urine.

 

Patient Preparation: Avoid taking large doses (>2 g orally/24 hours) of vitamin C prior to specimen collection.

Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL tube (T068)

Container/Tube: 10-mL plastic tube or a clean, plastic container with no metal cap

Specimen Volume: 7 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

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

Useful For

Monitoring therapy for kidney stones

 

Identifying increased urinary oxalate as a risk factor for stone formation

 

Diagnosis of primary or secondary hyperoxaluria

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see ROXUR / Oxalate, Random, Urine.

 

Enzymatic Using Oxalate Oxidase

Reporting Name

Oxalate, Random, U (mmol/L)

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see ROXUR / Oxalate, Random, Urine.

 

No established reference values

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were 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.

CPT Code Information

83945

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
OXCO1 Oxalate, Random, U (mmol/L) 15086-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
OXCO1 Oxalate, Random, U (mmol/L) 15086-2