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ID:50 Calcium (urine)
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DescriptionMeasurement of calcium output
IndicationInvestigation of hypercalcaemia
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationMay be raised in hypercalcaemia associated with hyperparathyroidism. Levels will be low or normal in hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia. Calcium:creatinine ratio <0.425

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleUrine
Tube24h Acid Urine
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Collection ConditionsAccurately timed 24hr collection. 24hr collection must be in acid container. Random urine can be in a plain universal but must be recieved in the laboratory on the day of collection - old samples cannot be analysed. DO NOT use red top boric tubes for random urine samples.
Min. Vol2 mL
Freq.Weekdays

Ref. Range (Male)2.5 - 7.5 (24 hr)
Ref. Range (Female)2.5 - 7.5 (24 hr)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsmmol/24h
IP Acute TATRefer to Website
IP Routine TATRefer to Website
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TATRefer to Website
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 15/04/2014 11:54:23. Published By Sylvia Bennett on 15/04/2013 11:54:23.