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Chloride, 24 hour urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, if testing is requested between midnight and 8:00 AM.
Available Stat? No
Test code CLU
Test group Chloride
Performed by Parnassus Chemistry
In House Availability Test available 7 days per week from 8:00 AM to midnight only.
Method Ion Specific Electrode (ISE)
Collection Instructions Refrigerate the collection container during the period of the collection.
Container type 24 hour urine collection container

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Amount to Collect Entire 24 hour urine output.
Sample type 24 hour urine collection or random urine
Preferred volume 1 mL urine
Min. Volume 0.2 mL urine
UCSF Rejection Criteria Container not refrigerated during collection
Units mmol/D
Normal range Usually 50-250 mmol/D
Synonyms Cl; Cl-; Urine electrolytes
Stability Refrigerated 2 days
Turn around times Test run 2X daily. Turnaround time: 1 day
Additional information Output varies with diet.
Last Updated 3/24/2013 7:39:29 PM
Entry Number 190
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