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14520: Chloride, Random Urine without Creatinine Print View
Chloride, Random Urine ISE  32 - 290  mmol/L 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 10 (2) mL   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 60 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Urinalysis Transport Tube   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 60 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  

Urine chloride excretion approximates the dietary intake. The chloride content of most foods parallels that of sodium. An increase in urine chloride may result from water deficient dehydration, diabetic acidosis, Addison's disease, and salt-losing renal disease. Decreased urine levels are seen in congestive heart failure, severe diaphoresis and in hypochloremic metabolic alkalosis due to prolonged vomiting.

Collect without preservative. Please submit 10 mL of a well-mixed
random urine. Transport at room temperature.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82436

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.

Notes
Urinalysis transport tube (yellow-top, blue fill line preservative tube).






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