Calculi - Kidney Stone Analysis - Stone-A-Lyzer
Specimen Collection Requirements
Note the source of the specimen on the test request form. Do not submit calculus in liquid. Air-dry calculi. Transfer to a clean, empty urine cup (150 mL) or aliquot tube.
Room temperature. Also acceptable: Frozen or refrigerated
Any collection or shipping container with a needle attached.
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Indefinitely
Calculi specimens transported in liquid or contaminated with blood require special handling which will delay analysis. Specimens that are wrapped in tape or embedded in wax will delay or prevent analysis and should not be submitted.
Quantitative Reflectance Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy/Quantitative Polarizing Microscopy
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:53 AM