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Test Code UCL Chloride, Urine, Random, LAB374

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Random Urine collection

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL from a random urine collection.

Stability: Urine specimens may be stored at 2-8ºC or frozen for delayed analysis.

Reference Values

No established reference values

Useful For

Chloride measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of electrolyte and metabolic disorders such as cystic fibrosis and diabetic acidosis. 

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Indirect Potentiometric

Note: A 24-hour urine collection is the preferred specimen. See #UCL24H Chloride, 24 Hour, Urine.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82436