Chloride
Label Mnemonic: UCL
Epic Lab Code: LAB586
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Chemistry
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Urine, Quantitation
Collection Medium:
Urine - 24 hour/timed plastic urine container
Alternate Collection Media:
Call laboratory for additional acceptable specimen collection containers.
Minimum:
24 hr urine; no preservative. Collections other than 24 hr will not be calculated for mEq/24 hr. Do not collect in acid.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
3 hours (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
50-250 mEq/24 hr
Methodology:
Ion Selective Electrode
CPT Code:
82436
 
See Additional Information:
Urine Tests Requiring no Preservatives