|ID:432 ||Oxalate (urine)||Search Links: General Info : Protocols : Patient Info|
|Description||Oxalates are naturally-occurring substances found in plants, animals, and in humans. In chemical terms, oxalates belong to a group of molecules called organic acids.|
|Indication||Renal stone formers
|Additional Info||Oxalate derived from dietary oxalic acid, ascorbic acid & glycine metabolism.
|Dietary Requirements||Avoid high levels of Vit C or Vit C rich foods 48 hours before collection.|
|Interpretation||Increased in ingestion of oxalate rich foods, primary hyperoxaluria, severe steatorrhoea. Decreased in hyperglycinaemia, hyperglycinuria
|Ref. Range (Male)||0.08 - 0.49|
|Ref. Range (Female)||0.04 - 0.32|
|Ref. Range (Paed)||0.14-0.42|
|Ref. Range Notes||Note paediatric reference range is for children <15 years. Please contact laboratory for reference ranges on random urine specimens.|
|IP Acute TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|IP Routine TAT||20 days|
|GP Acute TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|GP Routine TAT||20 days|
Originally edited by : . Last edited on 30/09/2015 17:40:03. Published By RB on 30/09/2014 17:40:03.