CHLORIDE, URINE

Mnemonic

CHLOU-RANDOM<br>CHLOUT-TIMED

Synonym

Urine Chloride - U CL

Includes

Urine Chloride, Urine Chloride/Day

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Preferred: 24 hour urine without preservatives, refrigerate during collection. Also acceptable: Other timed urine collections.

Handling

Collect urine over 24 hours. Refrigerate during collection. Mix urine well before removing aliquot. Record collection time interval and total volume on the transport tube and test request form.

Preferred Volume

2.0 mL urine

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL urine

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Stability

Room Temperature (18-26°C): 7 days; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 7 days; Frozen (≤-20°C): 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

24 hours

Method

Ion Specific Electrode (ISE)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Age

Range

0 days – 24 months

2 – 10 mmol/day

2 years – 13 years

15 – 40 mmol/day

13 years and older

110 – 250 mmol/day

CPT Codes

82436

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:03 AM