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4332U: Oxalic Acid, 24-Hr Urine Print View
Oxalic Acid, 24-Hour Urine CALC  3.6 - 38  mg/24hr 
Total Volume     mL 

PRIMARY
1 Urine HCL Additive 10 (2) mL   Frozen - 4 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 6 Day(s) See COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS./// 
ALTERNATE

Excessive oxalates in the urine may lead to oxalate kidney stones. Hyperoxaluria may be due to a rare inherited metabolic disorder in which the body produces excess of the salt oxalate leading to stone formation.

Patient should refrain from taking excessive amounts of Ascorbic
Acid or Oxalate-rich foods (i.e., spinach, coffee, tea, chocolate,
rhubarb) for at least 48 hours before the collection period. Collect
urine with 25 mL 6N HCl to maintain a pH below 3. Specify 24 hr urine
volume on the requisition. Transport at room temperature.

Specify 24 hr urine volume on the requisition.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
83945

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.






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