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Test Code LAB13265 Kidney Stone Analysis with Image

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

CALCI

Collection Requirements

Collect stone, fragments or filtered material and place in a clean, dry, sterile screw-capped plastic container. Stones must be of kidney origin (kidney, ureter, bladder). Please provide source on container (if known). If multiple stones need testing, each stone must be placed in a separate container. An order must be sent for each stone. Please call lab for handling of stones of non-renal origin (e.g. gallbladder).

Primary Collection Container

Sterile Container

Transport

Ambient

Preferred Transport Temperature

Ambient

Processing

Please call lab for handling of stones of non-renal origin (e.g. gallbladder).

Stability

Ambient: 12 months

Refrigerated: 12 months

Frozen: 12 months

Reference Range

By Report

Methodology

FTIR/Gravimetric

Performed

Monday – Friday

Reported

5 Days

CPT Codes

82365

Unacceptable Conditions

Samples should be free of tissue, liquids, and non-stone debris. Samples wrapped in or attached to tape may prevent analysis. Do not send sample with a collection device (filter, syringe etc). Samples in preservative are not acceptable.

Additional Information

Image will follow report.