Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 25, 2023 @ 9:13 am


Oxalate Quantitative, Serum or Plasma

  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • 2 mL (Min:1.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Patient Prep: Patient should avoid ingestion of vitamin C for 24 hours prior to sample collection
    Specimen Preparation: Place tube on wet ice immediately after collection. Separate plasma from cells ASAP or within 1 hour of collection.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Serum
  • Specimen not submitted frozen
  • Whole blood
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Reported:2-8 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83945
  • 90029 - OXALATE, QUANT
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