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ID:432 Oxalate (urine)
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DescriptionOxalates are naturally-occurring substances found in plants, animals, and in humans. In chemical terms, oxalates belong to a group of molecules called organic acids.
IndicationRenal stone formers
Additional InfoOxalate derived from dietary oxalic acid, ascorbic acid & glycine metabolism.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary RequirementsAvoid high levels of Vit C or Vit C rich foods 48 hours before collection.
InterpretationIncreased in ingestion of oxalate rich foods, primary hyperoxaluria, severe steatorrhoea. Decreased in hyperglycinaemia, hyperglycinuria

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
Sample24h Urine
Tube24h Acid Urine
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Collection ConditionsRandom acidified urine samples also acceptable. Please contact lab for containers.
Min. Vol10 mL

Ref. Range (Male)0.08 - 0.49
Ref. Range (Female)0.04 - 0.32
Ref. Range (Paed)0.14-0.42
Ref. Range NotesNote 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 TAT20 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT20 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : . Review due on 30/09/2015 17:40:03. Published By RB on 30/09/2014 17:40:03.