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Test Code URCL Urine Chloride, 24 hour

Important Note

If ordering a random collection use order code RCL

Specimen Type

Urine, Timed (24 hour)

Container/Tube

Sterile Urine Container

Offsite Collection Instructions

1. Follow clinic instructions for 24 hour collection
process.
2. Keep urine refrigerated during the 24 hour collection
process.
3. Aliquot 10 mL from a well mixed timed sample collection.
4. Indicate collection volume and duration.
5. Transport refrigerated (2-8 ° C).

Turnaround Time

4 hours

Test Includes

Quantitative determination of chloride in urine

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Reject Due To

N/A

DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

24 hours, 7 days a week including holidays

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

N/A

STAT Turnaround Time

N/A

Method Name

Ion Specific Electrode (ISE)

Synonyms

N/A

CPT

URCL: 82436

Fee Code

URCL: 43773

Test Limitations

N/A

Test Usage

Useful in the assessment of fluid balance.

UCMC Collection Instructions

1. Follow clinic instructions for 24 hour collection
process.
2. Keep urine refrigerated during the 24 hour collection
process.
3. Aliquot 10 mL from a well mixed timed sample collection.
4. Indicate collection volume and duration.
5. Transport refrigerated (2-8 ° C).

Reference Values

110 – 250 mEq/24 hr

Additional Information

N/A

Stability: Room Temp

7 days

Stability: Refrigerated

7 days

Stability: Frozen

stable