Calcium with Creatinine Urine Test, 24-Hour

Calcium with Creatinine Urine Test, 24-Hour

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This test is used to help identify abnormal states causing excess or suppressed excretion of calcium.

Test #1635

$119.00

Availability: In stock

Preparation Medications affecting mineral metabolism should be withdrawn, if possible, two to four weeks prior to and during collection. Check with physician before stopping any medications. Urinate at 8am and discard the specimen. Then collect all urine in 24-hour period, ending with final collection at 8am the next morning. Refrigerate the collected urine between all voidings or keep it in a cool place. Screw the lid on securely. Transport the specimen promptly to the laboratory. Container must be labeled with full name, date and time collection started, and date and time collection finished.
Test Results 2-4 Business days. May take longer based on weather, holiday or lab delays.
This test is used to help identify abnormal states causing excess or suppressed excretion of calcium. Some may include hyperparathyroidism, vitamin D abnormality, diseases that destroy bone, prostate cancer, and drug treatment, such as thiazide therapy.

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