|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.|
|Additional Info||The formation of kidney stones containing oxalate is an area of controversy in clinical nutrition with respect to dietary restriction of oxalate.|
|Interpretation||Plasma oxalate always increased in renal failure.
|Collection Conditions||Contact laboratory before taking sample. Sample MUST be sent to laboratory IMMEDIATELY after venepuncture.|
|Freq.||Referred to external laboratory|
|Ref. Range (Male)|| |
|Ref. Range (Female)|| |
|Ref. Range (Paed)|| |
|Ref. Range Notes||<10 Ámol/L (non-fasting)|
|IP Acute TAT||10 days|
|IP Routine TAT||10 days|
|GP Acute TAT||10 days|
|GP Routine TAT||10 days|
|Turnround Comment||Dr Gill Rumsby:email@example.com|
Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 17/10/2017. Published By on 17/10/2017.