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Urine Calcium and Phosphate (random)

Alias: N/A

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: Evaluation of urine calcium excretion levels can aid in the differential diagnosis of recurrent renal calculi, as well as in the differentiation of familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia from asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism.

Specimen Type(s)
  • Urine;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
Specimen Container - Adult
  • 24hr Urine - Black Bottle (Plain);
  • Plain Universal;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • N/A;
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
1mL urine
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
Maximum add on time
5 days if refrigerated
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
RR for both Male and Female
0 to less than 1 yr - 1.50
1yr to less then 2 yrs - 1.25
2yrs to less than 5yrs - 1.00
5yrs to less than 10yrs - 0.70
10 years and above - 0.60
UKAS number
UKAS accredited test?

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Last updated: 03-05-2024