Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
20 mL aliquot of a well mixed 24-hour urine that has been preserved with 25 mL of 50% Acetic Acid during collection

Minimum Volume
10 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
24-hour urine preserved with 30 mL 6N HCl, or 1 gram Boric Acid/100 mL during collection

Please specify on the request form and on the urine container the patient's age, sex, and the total 24-hour urine volume.

Transport Container
Leak-proof urine container

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Colorimetric (C)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues-Thurs; Report available: Next day

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.