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Urine oxalate
Lab code: UOXL
 
Test Synonyms:
24 hour urine oxalate
  NOTE: This test is performed at an external reference lab.
Lab:
Chemistry (Sendouts)
Inpatient Req:
Core Lab (#84927)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Timed Urine
collect in a plain container and keep refrigerated during and after collection
Result Time:
3-7 days   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
This test can be used for monitoring kidney stones or risk factors for kidney stone formation as well as for diagnosis of hyperoxaluria, either primary or secondary. Please note that results can be falsely elevated in patients talking ascorbic acid (>2 g/day).
Additional Resources:
Click here for information regarding this test from the reference lab website