Do not use preservatives. Urine with a pH less than 2.0 will
be rejected. Keep collection container refrigerated during
24-hour collection. Start collection after first morning void.
Collect through first morning void of the next day. Take
collection to the laboratory ASAP on the second day. The
laboratory will mix sample well, measure total volume and
remove an aliqout to send for testing.
Freeze aliqout immediately.
Reported (Analytical Time)
The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party.
Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.
Transport Temperature: Frozen Methodology: Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry Reject Criteria: pH <2.0; IVP within 48 hours of collection