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Test Code UCL Chloride, Urine, Random, LAB374


Indirect Potentiometric

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

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements


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

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Useful For

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