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Phosphate (24 hours Urine)

Alias: N/A

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: Urinary phosphate analysis is useful in the differential diagnosis of hyper and hypophosphatemia and in the diagnosis and monitoring of renal calculi.

Specimen Type(s)
  • Urine;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
Specimen Container - Adult
  • 24hr Urine - Black Bottle (Plain);
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • N/A;
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
Complete 24hr collection
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
24 hour urine containers can be ordered through Clinical chemistry, contact us on 01872 252540 or via ICE mail or to request a container, a patient information leaflet will also be included.
Maximum add on time
5 days
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
RR for Male and Females - 15-50 mmol/24hr
UKAS number
UKAS accredited test?

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Last updated: 30-04-2024