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Calculi

Alternate names:
Bladder Stones, Renal Stones, Ureteric Stones
Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Test Code:
CALC
Specimen types:
Renal stone
Container types:
Sterile JarSterile Jar
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Notes:
  • Urinary calculi can be tested qualitatively for the presence of ammonium, calcium, cystine, carbonate, magnesium, oxalate, phosphate and urate.
  • Gallstones consist primarily of cholesterol and/or pigment and are not analysed
Frequency:
As required

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